Sister Carrie - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

Drouet dines at a fine restaurant that night, happy to brush elbows with famous and rich people. Afterward, Drouet goes to a local resort to have a few drinks with the manager, Hurstwood, who is a friend of his. They discuss many of the people who had attended at the club that night, before Hurstwood introduces Drouet to another friend. Later, Drouet decides to see a show. Hurstwood tells him to come by afterward so he can introduce him to a woman. Drouet then tells Hurstwood about Carrie, but does not seem serious about her.

Chapter 5 Analysis

This chapter reintroduces Drouet, the charming gentleman Carrie met on the train. Drouet is a man who likes to rub elbows with the rich and famous, though the reader gets the impression that he is only moderately successful himself. This chapter clearly shows his ambition, however...

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