Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay - Chapters 55-60 Summary & Analysis

Elena Ferrante
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In Chapter 55, Elena makes her way to Gigliola’s and Michele’s prospective apartment. Michele is not at home, but Gigliola is. She is at first unfriendly, but is overcome by the need to show off her wares to Elena. They spend time looking at the new fixtures and furniture, Gigliola asking all the while if it is better than Lila’s old apartment with Stefano. Eventually Gigliola breaks down and tells Elena how terrible life is with Michele, who does as he likes and does not value his fiancé. Truly, Gigliola confides, Michele is in love with Lila. One night while drunk he confessed to his fiancé how much he desires her completely; not just her body, but her intelligence and creativity. Elena asks if Michele would ever hurt Lila; Gigliola warns that Michele would gladly murder everybody around Lila including Enzo...

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