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The Leopard Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2, Part 3 Summary

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Chapter 2, Part 3 Summary

"Donnafugata", pp. 75 - 85. Narration of this section begins with a detailed, sensual description of the dinner's first course. As the guests each enjoy their food, narration comments that they did so "because sensuality was circulating in the room..." This sensuality, narration adds, emanates from Angelica, who flirts openly with Tancredi - who, in his turn, finds himself attracted to both Angelica's beauty and her money. For her part, Concetta is furious (see "Quotes", p. 77), and at the conclusion of dinner, as Tancredi flirtatiously tells the enraptured Angelica stories from his revolutionary battles, including a raucous story about an incursion into a convent in the company of a man named Tassoni, Concetta berates him for being bad mannered.

The following day, the Prince and his family uphold a centuries-old family tradition and visit a convent founded by a female ancestor. Narration details the reasons why the...

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