Sister Carrie - Chapter 42 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 42 Summary

Carrie is becoming resentful of having to pay the living costs of her and Hurstwood's home when all the other chorus girls have less to worry about and more money to buy clothes. Hurstwood begins to arrange credit at the grocery store and the butcher to keep from having to ask Carrie for so much money. Carrie makes friends with one of the other girls in the chorus and begins to spend time away from home to be with this friend. Carrie does not tell anyone at the theater that she is married. Carrie has success at work, being moved up to the lead of her line in the chorus, including a pay raise. Carrie does not tell Hurstwood about the raise and instead uses the extra money to buy shoes. Carrie later goes out with Lola and a couple of her male...

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