Madame Bovary - Part 1: Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapter 7 Summary

Emma ponders if these, the honeymoon days of her marriage, are the best days of her life. She wonders why she cannot be in an exotic honeymoon location bonding with her husband. She thinks that if she were in one of these locales, she would certainly be happy because certain locations must produce a sense of happiness. She searches for something in common with Charles, but she finds that he is drab and has no interest in the finer things in life. Meanwhile, Charles continues to find everything she does incredibly interesting, and he treasures everything she does even going so far as to frame her sketches.

She, in an effort to produce some type of feeling within her self, caters to Charles. He submits to her every whim such as giving up his nightcap. Charles' mother comes to visit whenever there is a violent...

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