Forgot your password?  

The Passion Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3, The Zero Winter, pg. 94-110 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 33 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Passion.
This section contains 651 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Passion Study Guide

Chapter 3, The Zero Winter, pg. 94-110 Summary

Villanelle tells the story of her own lost wager; the one involving her heart and the Queen of Spades. She thought herself aloof, and love easily controlled, only to find herself a prisoner to her own passion. After nine nights of secret, passionate meetings, knowing all the while that their time is finite, Villanelle is exhausted by her own desire. Unable to face the thought of losing The Queen, Villanelle simply doesn't pursue a tenth night.

In a fit of self-denial, Villanelle marries the man who earlier raped her. True to his word, he takes her on a trip around the world. All the while, Villanelle thoughts return to the Queen of Spades. After once losing her nerve, Villanelle robs her husband and leaves him. For years she works odd jobs on ships and in grand houses...

(read more from the Chapter 3, The Zero Winter, pg. 94-110 Summary)

This section contains 651 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Passion Study Guide
Copyrights
The Passion from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook