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Madame Bovary Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3: Chapter 5 Summary

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Part 3: Chapter 5 Summary

Every Thursday, she rises and leaves for Rouen without waking Charles. It has become her routine. She watches out the window with great anticipation for the Hirondelle to get to the city. She maintains a room at a hotel so as not to draw suspicion. She is supposedly using her hotel room to get ready for her lessons and to stay at after her lessons. She must walk through all the seedy parts of town to her and Leon's love hideaway. The hotel room they carry their affair on in is described as reminiscent of a honeymoon suite with gaudy decorations and an oversized bed. They become so accustomed to spending their time in this room, that they soon begin calling it "our room." Leon is amazed by Emma and her experience, her beauty, and her knowledge of how to carry on an...

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