Sister Carrie - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Carrie returns to the Hanson home with the money that Drouet has given her; however, she is unable to buy herself a jacket for fear her sister will ask where she got the money. Carrie does not want her sister to know about the gift from Drouet. However, Carrie is sure she will not be able to find work and will have to return home, so she wants to save the money for a train ticket, but is again not sure how to explain the found money to her sister. Finally, Carrie decides she must return the money to Drouet when they meet the next day. However, before their meeting, Carrie goes to The Fair and looks at all the beautiful things the money could buy, spending it three times over in her imagination. When Carrie meets Drouet, he will not accept her...

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