Sister Carrie - Chapter 33 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 33 Summary

Carrie and Hurstwood find a flat immediately, purchasing furniture on a credit plan. Hurstwood finds a situation in which he can buy third interest in a bar for a thousand dollars. The situation is not ideal, but it will make enough money for Hurstwood and Carrie to live comfortably. However, Hurstwood worries about money in a way he has never done before and discourages Carrie from buying clothing and other extras. Hurstwood has trouble adjusting to his new life, finding himself in a lesser social position than he was in Chicago. When Hurstwood runs into a friend from Chicago, he finds himself ashamed and humiliated by the knowledge that his friend knows what he has done and thinks little of him for it.

Chapter 33 Analysis

Hurstwood is finally realizing how deeply his actions have ruined his reputation. Hurstwood is now a common saloonkeeper...

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