Sister Carrie - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

Hurstwood and his wife have grown apart with Mrs. Hurstwood more concerned with the children and Mr. Hurstwood drawing his pleasure from the resort. One morning shortly after Hurstwood took Carrie and Drouet to the theater, his son announces at the breakfast table that he had seen them. Mrs. Hurstwood shows interest in this story only as far as she is curious whom Mr. Hurstwood attended the play with. Mrs. Hurstwood does not like that her husband goes out at night and does not take her with him, so she makes her displeasure known during this conversation, especially when Mr. Hurstwood refuses to take her out that evening, claiming that he is too busy. A few days later, Mrs. Hurstwood insists that Mr. Hurstwood assist her in showing some friends around town. Again, Mr. Hurstwood refuses, causing Mrs. Hurstwood to become angry, which...

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