The Leopard - Study Guide Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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This chapter is set almost two years after the last, in November of 1862.

"A Ball." The Prince, the Princess, Concetta and Carolina attend a ball, one of the most important of the busy Palermo social season. The Prince is both excited and concerned about the evening to come - excited because it will be the first time Angelica and her beauty, are to be presented to the public; he's concerned because he's afraid Don Calogero will make a fool of both himself and the Prince. When Angelica (looking beautiful) and Don Calogero (looking acceptable) arrive shortly after, Angelica, hanks to detailed training in etiquette given to her by Tancredi, makes a huge social success. The Prince, once satisfied that she's been accepted, wanders through the rooms of the Palazzo Ponteleone where the ball is being held, becoming increasingly gloomy at the callowness of the young men, the...

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