The Dream Lover - Pages 233 through 272 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Berg
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In the Spring 1825 journal entry, Aurore and Casimir moved to an apartment near her friends and family. Despite the change of location, Aurore fell into a deep depression and sought advice from her confessor at the convent. At his suggestion, she retreated to the convent for a short stay. One of her favorite nuns, Madame Alicia, reminded her that she had bouts of unhappiness at the convent too and told her that "the turtle carries its house with him wherever he goes" (233). She told Aurore she needed to commit to a place to be. Aurore realized that it was her son she loved most, so she chose to commit to her family. Deschartres died on a business trip after losing all his fortune. Aurore reflected on Deschartres' life. Aurore missed him very much and, in his death, she lost a connection to her...

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