Remembrance of Things Past - Guermantes Way, Part II Summary & Analysis

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Guermantes Way, Part II Summary

The narrator's parents visit Combray. The narrator reminisces about the time he spent at Doncieres with Saint-Loup. He plans to go to a play that evening at Mme. de Villeparisis' house, but before he leaves, he receives a letter from Saint-Loup. Saint-Loup has separated from Rachel. He has been angry at the narrator for a long time because Rachel told him that his friend had been romantically interested in her. Now that Saint-Loup no longer loves Rachel, he forgives the narrator. He tells the narrator that Mme. de Stermaria will be in Paris and advises him to contact her to schedule a dinner together which the narrator does immediately.

As the narrator considers his loneliness, Albertine visits unexpectedly. She has returned to Paris from Balbec earlier this year than usual. The pair gossip and update one another...

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