Sister Carrie - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Carrie walks through the wholesale district, attempting to get her nerve up to enter a business and ask for a job, but chickens out several times. Finally, Carrie gets her courage up and enters a business, yet is turned away. However, the gentleman was so nice about it that Carrie has found some courage. The next place she goes, however, Carrie again losses her will when the people there are rude. Someone suggests to Carrie that she try at a department store due to her lack of job experience. Carrie spends a great deal of time at The Fair, a local department store, only to be told they only want girls with experience. Carrie then finds a business that is advertising a need for girls to stitch hats. Carrie goes there and is offered a job, but it is for less money than...

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