Love Story - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Erich Segal
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Chapter 5 Summary

Oliver admits that he has not slept with or attempted to sleep with Jenny in the three weeks since they began dating. Oliver does not know how to approach this part of their relationship, because he feels differently about Jenny and does not want to scare her off with his usual lines. Then one day they are studying together, and it just happens. Oliver is surprised by how soft and gentle the whole thing is, surprised by his own reaction as much as anything else. Jenny has a gold cross on the first time and this also surprises Oliver since he did not think she was religious. It turns out she is not religious. The cross had belonged to her mother. Jenny also admits that she is in love with Oliver.

Chapter 5 Analysis

This chapter marks a transition in Oliver and Jenny's relationship. Oliver has admitted to...

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