The Easter Parade - Part 3: Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3: Chapter 1 Summary

Emily begins using Sarah's circumstances as a conversation piece with her multiple lovers. Emily appears to look down on her sister, though she believes her need to talk about it stems from her guilt. In 1965, still working as a copy writer for an ad agency, Emily meets Howard Dunninger. Emily finds Howard attractive from the beginning, but backs away when she learns he is married. However, Howard tells her that he and his wife are separated. Emily and Howard begin a love affair that quickly turns into a committed relationship. Unfortunately, Howard makes it clear that he is still in love with his wife and Emily often fears that he is seeing his wife on his frequent business trips to California.

One night in February, Sarah calls and asks Emily to allow her to move in with her. Emily refuses because Howard has moved into...

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