Madame Bovary - Study Guide Part 2: Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

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Once again, Rodolphe and Emma's love is in full force. She often wrote him during the day, and they begin to pass notes back and forth through servants. She tries to convince him to take her away, but he resists.

It would appear that Justin is falling more in love with Felicite, Emma's maid, but she is much older than he is, and she is being courted by another. Justin always hangs around with her and watches her do Emma's laundry.

Emma convinces Charles to get Hippolyte two wooden legs to make up for his failure. The storekeeper once again appears with the bill for all her lavish expenses. She cannot pay the bill and manages to hold him off. Finally, when one of Charles' clients pay, she steals the money to pay the shop keeper.

Emma becomes bolder with her attitude and begins to...

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