Sister Carrie - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

Carrie's sister finds the note that tells the Hanson's that she has left. Carrie's sister feels badly, enough that she has a nightmare about the situation, but Hanson seems glad to have Carrie gone. Carrie and Drouet spend many nights going out, despite Carrie's desire for Drouet to help her find a job. Carrie and Drouet both admire the coaches that the rich ride in and Drouet promises that someday he will find a way for them to have one. Weeks later, Drouet invites Hurstwood to visit him at his home.

Chapter 8 Analysis

The Hanson's are not happy to see Carrie gone because of the financial blow, but Hanson is glad not to have his sister-in-law to be responsible for any longer. Carrie's sister, however, is worried for her; she is certain that Carrie is compromising her morals by being able to move...

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