Sister Carrie - Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 18 Summary

Carrie tells Hurstwood about the play and he decides he must attend to support her. Carrie is afraid of him coming without Drouet being the one to tell him, so Hurstwood promises he will arrange a conversation in which Drouet will be able to inform him himself. A few days later Drouet comes into the resort where Hurstwood works and tells him about the play with little prodding, even asking Hurstwood to attend. Not only does Hurstwood agree to attend, but also promises to spread the word so that they play will bring in enough money to meet the goals of the club.

Carrie begins attending rehearsals that are being run by a man with some unexplained directing experience. The director is very tough on the actors, causing one man to quit. Carrie, however, does quite well, earning the jealousy of the other...

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