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Effi Briest Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 6-8 Summary

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Chapters 6-8 Summary

As Innstetten's leave runs out, they take an express train to Berlin, where Dagobert entertains them until the train to Kessin. The Landrat's old-fashioned residence stands at the far end of town. The Landrat's office is across the street. Innstetten introduces Friedrich, who has been with him since university. He also introduces Johanna and Christel, the cook. Innstetten leads Effi to her room. The chemist, Alonzo Gieshübler, has sent flowers. The next day, Effi wakes up disoriented and feels comforted to be in her own new home. Johanna answers the bell saying it is 9 AM, and the Master is up early, awaiting her for coffee. Effi mentions noises overhead, sounds like long dresses sweeping the floorboards. Johanna replies that they have gotten used to the sounds of long curtains scrapping the floor in the breeze. After wondering why no one removes or shortens them...

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