Sister Carrie - Chapter 44 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 44 Summary

Hurstwood spends the day learning how to drive the trolley. That night he elects to stay in the train station instead of attempting to return home. The next morning, Hurstwood is given a train to drive. The first time out he comes up against a road block and witnesses a fight between the strikers and the cops. Several more times during the day, Hurstwood is faced with angry mobs. At the end of the day, a mob pulls Hurstwood out of the train and attempts to beat him, but the cops intervene. Scared, Hurstwood returns home feeling as if he has done his part in attempting to find a job.

Chapter 44 Analysis

Hurstwood works at the job of a motorman, going out into the dangerous streets of Brooklyn several times even after watching the police break up an angry mob. This shows some...

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