Remembrance of Things Past - Swann In Love Summary & Analysis

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Swann In Love Summary

The Verdurin clan is described and their rule of inclusion is detailed. All attendees must be regular attendees and prefer their society to all others. Members of this clique bring their potential lovers to the Verdurins' parties to have the other members pass judgment. M. Swann has a habit of courting ladies of a lower social status. He meets Mme. de Crecy and falls in love with her because she loves him. Mme. de Crecy brings M. Swann to the Verdurins, where he is introduced and accepted. The idiosyncrasies of the Verdurin tribe are highlighted, such as Mme. de Verdurin's health palpitations that she insists are the result of her fine taste in music and art. The pianist plays a piece that M. Swann recognizes from a party he once attended. He had fallen in love with the piece...

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