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Therese Raquin Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters VII - IX Summary

Émile Gaboriau
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Chapters VII - IX Summary

Laurent and Thérèse begin their love affair as if they have been together for many years. Laurent asks for time off work for their meetings, and Thérèse explains to her aunt that she must go to bed for a headache. Thérèse tells Laurent about her miserable life. She takes little precaution in being discovered by her aunt, and this terrifies Laurent. Once, when Madame Raquin does come upstairs to check on Thérèse, Thérèse proves that they are not in danger of being discovered. Laurent hides while Thérèse pretends to be asleep and asks Madame Raquin if she can rest just a little longer.

Laurent continues to take advantage of Madame Raquin's hospitality and Camille's friendship almost every evening. The lovers act as if they hate each other in the...

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