Sister Carrie - Chapter 37 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 37 Summary

After the dissolution of Hurstwood's partnership, he walks away with about seven hundred dollars. Hurstwood spends the first few days out of work, searching for a new situation, but quickly figures out that seven hundred dollars will not buy his share of a decent bar and that he is not qualified for much of anything else. Hurstwood begins to sit in hotel lobbies to avoid the humiliation of looking for work, finding solace in reading the paper upon returning home.

Chapter 37 Analysis

Hurstwood has high ideals about his abilities in the work market and finds himself unable to find the situation he wants, so he simply gives up. This character flaw was shown earlier in the novel and appears again, leaving the reader to wonder how deep this flaw goes and if it will cause Hurstwood to fail in his attempts to find...

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