Sister Carrie - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

Carrie is now living in a very nice three-room apartment with Drouet. Carrie feels very guilty about this situation, knowing that it compromises her virtue, but Carrie cannot give up the fine things that Drouet has bought for her. Carrie finds that, although she once thought she would like to marry Drouet, she now accepts that their relationship is temporary. Hurstwood comes to visit one evening, after being told that Carrie was Drouet's wife, and is quite charming to Carrie, teaching her how to play a card game. Hurstwood is quite taken with Carrie and promises to visit her the next time Drouet is out of town on business.

Chapter 10 Analysis

Carrie and Drouet have moved in together, something that would have been very scandalous at the time. Carrie feels guilt over this arrangement, but finds that she cannot give up the nice...

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