The Possessed - Part III, Chapter 3, The End of a Love Affair and Chapter 4, The Last Decision Summary & Analysis

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Part III, Chapter 3, The End of a Love Affair and Chapter 4, The Last Decision Summary

Chapter 3 begins in Stavrogin's home the morning after the eventful fête. We find Lisa, in her dress from the evening before, sitting in Stavrogin's parlor after clearly having spent the night with him. They begin to quarrel and Stavrogin begs Lisa not to leave him after their night together. Lisa, is upset with herself and claims that she must leave. Stavrogin protests and says that he has paid for their night together with a life—not his, but someone else's. Lisa, not having heard of the murder of the Lebyatkins and the fire of the night before, is confused and does not understand what he is talking about. We find out that Peter had a...

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