The Woman in the Dunes - Part III: Chapter 31 Summary & Analysis

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After he comes to, he checks on the progress of HOPE. There are no crows, and the fish bait has liquefied, but there’s a pool of clean water, more pure than what the village gives them, in the bucket even though it hasn’t rained in over a month. He realizes that the dampness of the sand has collected in the hole, and that they can collect fresh water. With this discovery he feels like he can see the whole picture instead of just the details, as if he has found a new self. The radio’s weather forecasts will help him in his plan, so he strings beads with the woman to raise money faster. The water level drops off as winter comes, so he decides to wait until spring to form his next plan. With the spring comes the woman’s...

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