McTeague: A Story of San Francisco - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Joyful discussion ensues about what Trina should do with her windfall, and Marcus suggests she should use the money to get married. He is unaware of McTeague's two prior proposals. Amid the festivities, Trina and the dentist announce that they will, indeed, be married. With yet another reason to celebrate, the party becomes even more jovial.

After the party dissipates, Maria goes to visit Zerkow and tells him of Trina's newfound wealth. Again, he is taken in by the story, and again he asks Maria to recount the story of the gold plate service. In the same vein, Marcus reveals that he is more upset about losing the chance at five thousand dollars than he is about losing his girl to his best friend.

Chapter 7 Analysis

The theme of greed is once again woven into this chapter, when Maria feeds Zerkow's greed with...

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