The Dream Lover - Pages 78-102 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Berg
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In an entry dated July 1810, Aurore saw her mother packing a suitcase. She was moving to Paris to live with Caroline and she would only get to visit Aurore. Aurore's grandmother still would not allow Caroline to come to Nohant. Caroline was 11 and Aurore was six. Aurore's great-uncle, Beaumont, helped Sophie weigh the pros and cons of taking Aurore to Paris with her. Since Napoleon was defeated, Sophie no longer received a military pension for her husband. Beaumont argued that she could not afford to live alone with both girls without that pension. Sophie said money did not buy happiness. Beaumont convinced her that it would be wrong to take Aurore away from the place and the lifestyle in which she had been reared. Aurore's grandmother offered to give Sophie the amount of Maurice's pension if she would leave Aurore there at Nohant...

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