Sister Carrie - Chapter 31 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 31 Summary

Carrie and Hurstwood spend the night each deep in thought about their circumstances, Carrie upset at Hurstwood for tricking her and Hurstwood regretting his actions and thinking of the people he will miss in his absence, especially his children. Hurstwood again begs Carrie to remain with him and she relents, although she is still clearly unhappy with the situation. They change trains in Detroit and begin the journey to Canada. Hurstwood watches closely for anyone who might be looking for him but sees no one. They board the train for Canada without trouble and search out a dining car.

Chapter 31 Analysis

Carrie is very angry with Hurstwood for tricking her and is unsure about what she wants to do in this situation. Hurstwood also regrets his actions and is worried about losing his job. This regret is ironic if the reader stops to...

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