Madame Bovary - Part 3: Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3: Chapter 6 Summary

Leon had often dined at Homais' during his trips to visit Emma, so he felt obliged to return the favor. Homais readily agreed on the pretense that it would do him some good to get away for awhile. He chooses to come on Thursday, the same day Leon is to meet Emma.

Leon cannot manage to ditch Homais and he spent a good portion of the day with him. He finally finds time to slip back to the hotel to let Emma know what happened. When Emma finds out that Leon has spent the afternoon with Homais instead of her, she is infuriated.

Leon is sensing that something is coming in between them, but he does not say anything.

One day after leaving Leon, she goes to sit in front of her convent. She remembers the first days of her marriage and the Vicomte. All...

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