Madame Bovary - Study Guide Part 3: Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Leon had been very busy with his law studies, but he still found time for ladies. His teachers thought him to be a good student, and he thought of Emma every once in awhile. Overtime he forgets her.

After the play, he followed them to their hotel, and the next evening he met Emma in her hotel room. She was surprised that he knew where she was staying, as she had not told him, but she chalked it up to fate.

At her hotel, he confessed his love for her and she pushes him away under pretenses. They agree to meet the next day at the cathedral. That night, she writes him a letter telling him to move on, but decides she should deliver it in person.

The next day, Leon takes his time getting ready, and shows up at the cathedral on time where...

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