Waiting for the Rain - Part 2: Chapters 15-16 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: Chapters 15-16 Summary

In chapter fifteen, Tengo visits Emma and learns that she is going to a private school outside the city. A few days later, Tengo hears Joseph and Elijah discuss a boy who was supposed to finish his education abroad, but he could not handle being so far from home and has returned. This causes Tengo to begin to wonder if he can make it abroad. Tengo thinks it over and decides to become a freedom fighter instead. A short time later, Joseph tells Tengo they will be leaving at the beginning of the following week. Tengo prepares by organizing and washing his clothes.

Tengo goes to the church to return some books to the reverend and learns that the reverend has gone to the funeral of seven people, including four children, who were killed by soldiers during a protest. The mourners have decided...

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