Sister Carrie - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

Hurstwood sees Carrie as a woman far better than he sees himself, a woman who could better him by being his constant companion. Hurstwood sees a relationship with Carrie as both a step up the social ladder and as a means to get the riches he feels he deserves. Carrie's relationship with Drouet does not bother Hurstwood because he believes that Drouet neither loves Carrie nor deserves her. Hurstwood's job allows him a flexibility of schedule. Hurstwood must only be at the resort at closing to be certain all is safe and that all the employees have gone. Otherwise, Hurstwood has the flexibility of leaving at all hours of the day or night when his wife believes him to be working. Hurstwood takes advantage of this flexibility to spend time with Carrie.

Hurstwood stops by Carrie's just as she is about to go...

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