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Madame Curie Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2: Chapter 8 Summary

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Part 2: Chapter 8 Summary

In Paris, Manya begins to calls herself "Marie" in the French style. She encounters obstacles she had not expected: her French is not as good as she had thought, and her self-study cannot compete with the formal education of her peers at the Sorbonne. Despite the holes in her mathematics and physics, Manya is ecstatic with the lectures, and applies herself to filling the gaps in her own education. Perfectly happy, she is not in the least interested in the young men who are apparently interested in her.

Manya is living with her sister Bronya and Bronya's husband Casimir, a brilliant and charming young doctor. Bronya has arranged and furnished a doctor's office, where she and Casimir take turns receiving patients.

Manya finds friends among other Polish students in the Latin Quarter, including Stanislov Szalay, who will later marry Hela, as well as...

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