Sister Carrie - Chapter 40 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 40 Summary

When Hurstwood informs Carrie that they have almost reached the end of their resources, Carrie begins to think about finding a job herself, perhaps on the stage. Carrie goes to a theater to look for work and is told to get an agent through a trade paper. Carrie takes the paper home and Hurstwood picks out a few potential agents for her, amused by her attempts. Carrie goes to each of these agents, but is told that she needs experience and money. Carrie decides to try some theatrical managers. Hurstwood sits back and allows Carrie to look for work.

Chapter 40 Analysis

Carrie, again proving her strength of character, takes it upon herself to find work when the last of the money is reached. Carrie is determined to be an actress, just like when Drouet left her in Chicago, and begins to search for...

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