A Simple Heart - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

The parrot's name is Loulou, and Félicité trains him to say "Nice boy! Your servant, sir! Hail Mary!" He is allowed to wander all over the house. One day he disappears, and she exhausts herself looking for him all over town but returns home disconsolate. Almost immediately, he returns and lands on her shoulder.

Félicité becomes ill because of this ordeal, has a chill and begins to lose her hearing. Although she recovers from the illness, within three years she is deaf. Loulou becomes the only companion with whom she can communicate. Then one day he is dead. She is so overcome with grief that she decides to have him stuffed at the suggestion of Madame On the way to take Loulou to the man who is going to do the job, she is injured by the driver of a carriage...

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