Silas Marner

Sentimental Education – Part One, Chapters 3 and 4

Summary: Part One, Chapter 3 Two months after his visit home, Frédéric is in Paris for law school. He has convinced Monsieur Roque to introduce him to Monsieur Dambreuse, and he visits Dambreuse with Roque’s letter of introduction. Dambreuse works in industry and is very wealthy, with important political connections. Madame Dambreuse is a socialite. …

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Sentimental Education – Part Two, Chapters 5 and 6

Summary: Part Two, Chapter 5 While Frédéric is in Nogent, Deslauriers reviews some of his legal documents involved with his intended job for Dambreuse. Deslauriers decides that he himself should have this job—and have Madame Arnoux. Imagining himself to be like Frédéric, he visits Madame Arnoux under the pretext of discussing the loan Frédéric had …

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Sentimental Education – Character List

id=”Frédéric Moreau”> Frédéric Moreau – The protagonist of the novel. Frédéric is passive and lacks ambition, relying on an inheritance for financial support and on his friends and acquaintances to help him enter bourgeois society and meet women. Realistic to the point of pessimism, he indulges his friend Deslauriers in discussing their grand plans for the future …

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