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The Wind-up Bird Chronicle - Book 2 Chapter 6: Inheriting Property ● Inquiry on Jellyfish ● Something Like a Sense of Detachment (Pgs. 222-230) Summary & Analysis

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Book 2 Chapter 6: Inheriting Property ● Inquiry on Jellyfish ● Something Like a Sense of Detachment (Pgs. 222-230) Summary

Sitting at the bottom of the Miyawakis' well, Toru Okada thinks back on the first time he met his wife Kumiko. At the aquarium, Toru discovers an admiration for Kumiko's sense of style. Kumiko explains to Toru that what fascinates her about the jellyfish is that they represent what remains unseen in people's daily lives. She remarks that people simply forget that most of the world is inhabited by creatures like jellyfish, creatures that are somehow out of plain sight and vital to the continuity one finds in the world. Toru asks Kumiko if she has a boyfriend. Kumiko avoids the question and asks if they can go to Toru's apartment. This is Kumiko's first sexual experience. At the...

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