Little Children - Part Two: Madam Bovary Summary & Analysis

Tom Perrotta
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Summary

Part Two is titled "Madam Bovary," which is a classic piece of literature about a woman who has multiple adulterous affairs and lives well beyond her means in order to escape what she views as an exceptionally boring life with her doctor husband. Part Two has five chapters.

The first chapter in the section, titled "Sex Log," is primarily focused on Richard, Sarah's husband. He had been addicted to internet porn for more than a year when he mail-ordered a pair of used panties from the only porn site he ever visited, sluttykay.com. He knew it was pointless for him to try and resist his urges, as he believed it was ridiculous for a man to be at war with his own desires.

Richard knew he was neglecting his work and family on account of sluttykay.com, but he felt...

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