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Waiting for the Rain Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2: Chapters 10-12 Summary

Sheila Gordon
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Part 2: Chapters 10-12 Summary

In chapter ten, three years have passed. Tengo no longer notices the sounds of the city, but he continues to miss certain aspects of the farm. Tengo has been studying non-stop, spending his breaks from school to study with a local preacher to catch up with other students his own age who began school much earlier. Joseph is rarely home and Tengo suspects he is somehow involved in the growing protests against the government by black students.

In chapter eleven, Frikkie continues with school and finally writes his matriculation exam. Now Frikkie is forced to serve two years in the army before he can return to the farm permanently. Shortly after training, at which he excels, Frikkie goes to the farm for a brief vacation. Frikkie learns that Tengo wants to go to college and to hopefully study in America. At the same...

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