Sister Carrie - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17 Summary

While in Chicago, Drouet returns to his Mason group. At one of the meetings, a member tells Drouet that the club will be putting on a play in order to raise money, and asks him to find a young woman to play one of the parts. Drouet does not take this request seriously until the man repeats his request. Finally, Drouet tells Carrie about it and asks her if she would be interested. Carrie hesitates at first because she has never acted before, but soon agrees. Drouet goes to his club to inform them of Carrie's desire to take the part and gives them her name as Madenda because no one knows of their relationship or the implication Drouet has given others that Carrie is his wife.

Carrie is given the role of Laura in the play. The play is about a young...

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