Sentimental Education - Chapters 5 - 7 Summary & Analysis

Gustave Flaubert and Mary Ruefle
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Chapters 5 - 7 Summary

Chapter 5 begins with Frederic rushing to find Marie. He borrows the money he needs from Madame Dambruese and lies about the reason. The Arnoux's have left their house; Frederic tracks down Regimbart who tells him that they have left town. Frederic, upset, returns home to Rosanette, who is crying at the portrait of her dead son. Frederic joins her in tears; however, he is crying for Marie. Later, Regimbart tells the Madame that Frederic lied to her about the money; she vows revenge and does not confront Frederic about it. Instead, she invites Charles to consult her about collecting on debts from Jacques and Marie to further impoverish them; Charles obliges in part because Marie had embarrassed him for rejecting him. They settle on running a debt auction, through which Charles will buy the debts and sue Jacques and Marie. Weeks...

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