Sister Carrie - Chapter 45 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 45 Summary

Carrie speaks ad lib during a play one night and finds herself given a good laugh and encouragement from the actor. Lola encourages Carrie to find another job with her since the company they are currently with will be leaving town soon. Carrie does and is offered an acting job in an opera, making twice what she had been before. Lola is thrilled for her and talks her into moving into an apartment with her. Carrie feels regret at leaving Hurstwood, so when she goes she leaves him twenty dollars in a note to soothe her conscience. Hurstwood is saddened by her departure when he finally notices, but feels as though he has done all he could.

Chapter 45 Analysis

Carrie is finding great success in the theater, touching on the theme of ambition. However, she is unhappy with Hurstwood, so when an opportunity...

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