A Passage to India Part III, Chapters XXXIV – XXXV: Summary and Analysis

E. M. Forster

Part III, Chapters XXXIV – XXXV: Summary and Analysis

New Characters:
Colonel Maggs: Anglo-Indian political agent, an opponent of Aziz

Jemila, Ahmed, and Karim: Aziz’s children

Ralph Moore: Fielding’s brother-in-law, Mrs. Moore’s son

Summary
Dr. Aziz leaves the palace the next morning to return to his house. He sees Godbole, but the devotee indicates he does not want to be disturbed. Absent-mindedly, Godbole tells Aziz that “he” has arrived at the European Guest House. Knowing that Fielding is coming on an official visit, and that he has married, Aziz understands that this refers to Fielding. Holding to his old mistake, Aziz assumes his wife is Miss Quested.

We learn that while he was still in...

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