Sister Carrie - Chapter 23 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 23 Summary

That morning Mrs. Hurstwood had a feeling that something was not right with her husband, but did not know what. Hurstwood's behavior that morning when she asked him about their vacation left her tense. Later that morning she remembered a meeting with a neighbor who asked her why she did not say hello when she passed him on the new boulevard in a carriage with her husband. Since it was not Mrs. Hurstwood but Carrie who was in the carriage, Mrs. Hurstwood did not know what the neighbor was referring to and pretended that it had been her daughter in the carriage. Then that same morning while at the horse races, Mrs. Hurstwood runs into an acquaintance of her husband's who tells her he missed her at the play the night before and was sorry to hear of her illness.

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