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'That Uma... Still like

A child of six. Won't she ever grow up, poor thing?'

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The letter

Rippled through the ranks of the female relatives

2

All of them bore

Glum, disgruntled expressions

3

(Mama) peering into uma's face

With an expression of dissatisfaction

4

She scrubbed at uma's face as if it were a

Piece of hide to be offered for examination

5

'Play, play, play,

That's all you ever did'

6

(Uma) tried to

Submit to the torture without crying

7

(Mama) was too scandalised,

Too outraged

8

(Mama) threw significant looks at Aruba, partly in ... And partly in...

Accusation
Reappraisal

9

(Mama) was impressed of her younger

Daughter's power of attraction

10

It was imperative that Uma

Marry first

11

Papa had always refused to move out of their rented (house), leaving Mama

With an enormous, unfulfilled desire for property

12

Could one

Question fate? Could one?

13

'Be grateful that Uma was not married into a family

That could have burnt her to death in order to procure another dowry!'