Sister Carrie - Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19 Summary

Hurstwood has spread the word about the play and encouraged a great number of his rich friends from the resort to attend. Not only this, but Hurstwood also encourages his friends to come to the play in formal dress, changing the entire atmosphere of the play. Hurstwood himself buys out an entire box for himself, Drouet, and a number of friends. Carrie is very nervous the day of the play, despite Hurstwood's assurances at the rehearsal. That night while the theater fills with people, Carrie prepares for the play, growing more nervous by the minute. Hurstwood has had a dramatic effect on the audience, bringing in a larger and more affluent crowd than the club had expected, providing far more than what the club had hoped for. Hurstwood greets his friends, telling one gentleman that his wife could not attend because she was...

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