The Leopard - Chapter 3, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, Part 1 Summary

This chapter is set two months later, in October 1860.

"The Troubles of Don Fabrizio," pp 86 - 104. This chapter begins with a lyrically-written introduction to the silent, still, dim, early morning world at Donnafugata in which the Prince likes to walk with Bendico. (see "Quotes", p. 87). Narration then describes how Tancredi writes every week, but never to Concetta and always with comments that he would like the Prince to pass on to Angelica, who, in turn, visits every day, pretending to come to see the girls but in reality to learn news of Tancredi. All the while, Prince is becoming more and more uneasy with the unaccustomed tact he has to employ with the rest of the family and with the world at large since the revolution. Narration likens his unease to that of a modern man accustomed to leisurely trips in a small airplane who...

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