Madame Bovary - Part 3: Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3: Chapter 3 Summary

Leon and Emma spend three wonderful days together. For Emma this is like the honeymoon that she always desired with Charles. When they take a moonlit boat ride, the oarsman mentions a man that Emma believes to be Rodolphe and she shutters. Emma and Leon arrange for letter exchanges, and he says the power of attorney is in order.

Part 3: Chapter 3 Analysis

This chapter sets the stage for Emma's deep fascination with Leon that will develop. He is giving her everything she wants. His approval of the power of attorney gives her the means for her eventual downfall.

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