Sister Carrie - Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 26 Summary

Hurstwood spends a lot of time considering his options with his wife and worrying about Carrie's silence. Finally, Hurstwood decides he had best send his wife the money she has requested. Hurstwood decides that by sending the money he has given himself a few weeks to figure things out. In the meantime, he spends another night at the Palmer House and searches the mail for a letter from Carrie, still not finding anything. The weekend passes and their plans of running away appear to have ended. On Monday, Hurstwood gets a letter from a law firm that has taken his wife's case against him. They want a response, but Hurstwood ignores the letter. Another letter comes Wednesday, but Hurstwood again ignores it, still worried over Carrie. Hurstwood is becoming desperate regarding his situation.

Chapter 26 Analysis

Hurstwood thought he would have several weeks to...

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