The Dream Lover - Pages 22 through 52 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Berg
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In the journal entry dated January 1831, Aurore was in Paris, recalling the day she met Jules, a man accompanying her friends Charles and Alphonse. Jules was originally from a town near Nohant, but had just completed law school in Paris. He was 19, seven years younger than she. He was a handsome, soft-spoken romantic and she eventually fell in love with him. In the meantime, while Casmir served in the military, Aurore invited Jules to visit her in the summer house that was separate from the main house at Nohant. She did not feel guilty for making love with Jules because she believed that love purified it. She said the only thing wrong with making love was being with someone you did not in fact love (24). She explained that Napoleon had abolished divorce, so she tried for a long time to make things work...

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