Questions About El Rumor del Oleaje. by Yukio Mishima. Reader Q&A. To ask other readers questions about El Rumor del Oleaje, please sign up. The Sound of Waves (潮騒, Shiosai) is a novel by the Japanese author Yukio Mishima. When Terukichi finds out the rumor, he forbids Hatsue to see Shinji, but through Jukichi and Ryuji, the two manage to continue communicating with. El Rumor del Oleaje by Professor Yukio Mishima, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Things change when Terukichi Miyata, after mushima death of his son, decides to bring back the daughter he adopted away to pearl divers from another island. In Japanese society, there are barriers that exist that makes it difficult for a average common male to form a intimate relationship with a wealthy woman. I find the last line rather confusing.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. She returns to Tokyo with guilt that she ruined Shinji’s chance at happiness. Retrieved from ” https: In Japan, one must not bring shame upon oneself, if he or she does, it will bring shame upon the entire family and they will live as outcast.

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Robert Enomoto The description of the setting of a story is important to give the readership a wholesome view of where the story takes place. He and his mother support the family because Shinji’s father died in World War II after the fishing boat he was on was strafed by an American bomber.

Chiyoko, before returning to Tokyo, becomes filled with remorse mishina Shinji off-handedly replies that she is pretty when she asks him if he thinks she is unattractive.

Shinji and Hatsue soon fall in love. Is this a book with good content?

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The Lighthouse-Keeper’s wife confronts Terukichi, who reveals that he intends to adopt Shinji as Hatsue’s husband. Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Japanese-language text. Humiliated, he makes a deal with Hatsue: The prospect of marrying Hatsue becomes even more attractive when the wealthy Miyata intends to adopt the man who marries Hatsue as his own son.

Terukichi mysteriously employs Yasuo and Shinji on one of his shipping vessels. He will refill the bucket and carry it down the stone steps for her, and Hatsue must not tell anyone he was trying to rape her.

When Terukichi finds out the rumor, he forbids Hatsue to see Shinji, but through Jukichi and Ryuji, the two manage to continue communicating with one another by means of secret letters. Terukichi’s intentions are revealed when Chiyoko’s mother receives a letter from Chiyoko, who refuses to return home, explaining that she feels she cannot return and see Shinji unhappy because she was the one who started the rumors.


Yasuo is jealous of Shinji because he thinks Shinji will take Hatsue’s virginity. See Featured Authors Answering Questions. It also educates the readership of the culture, customs and traditions of the Japanese. The plot summary makes me reminisce on The Pearl by John Steinbeck in terms of the simplicity of shore-side life.

Retrieved on October 10, Raised as a pearl diver, the beautiful Hatsue wins many admirers, including Shinji. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To ask other readers questions about El Rumor del Oleajeplease sign up. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Japan portal Novels portal Films portal s portal. Robert Enomoto To understand and appreciate this book fully you have to have a good understanding of the culture of the Japanese people. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.