Les Liaisons Dangereuses - Study Guide Letters 51 - 80 Summary & Analysis

Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
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In letter 51, Merteuil explains to Valmont that she is angry for not keeping his date with her, and explains that he is to seek out Danceny and gain his trust. She reveals Cecile has gone to confession and now wishes to break it off with Danceny. Merteuil has arranged a meeting between Cecile and Danceny, and Valmont is to guide Danceny. Valmont responds to Tourvel in letter 52, and again expresses anguish about his love for her, and reminds her that love is only sorrowful if it is unmatched. In letter 53, Valmont reports he has met with Danceny, and is convinced all will go well. Merteuil responds (letter 54), and tells Valmont that the meeting went well. She also admits she herself took liberties with Cecile.

In letter 55, Cecile writes Sophie and angrily notes she would like to see Sophie refuse real love. Tourvel writes Valmont in...

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