Valentin died peacefully and Newman left so as not to see Urbain de Bellegarde

Valentin died peacefully and Newman left so as not to see Urbain de Bellegarde

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Valentin died peacefully and Newman left so as not to see Urbain de Bellegarde. He received a letter  from Madame de Cintré and decided to drive down to the country home to attend Valentin's funeral  and later see Madame de Cintré. When he calls upon her, she seems greatly changed. She immediately admits that Newman has  been greatly wronged, and she feels very cruel and guilty. Newman tells her that she is not obliged to  drop him simply because her mother told her too, but she reminds him that she has always said she  was not a heroine. Newman tells her that she is being false to herself and saying bad things about  herself in order to cover up for her mother's and brother's wickedness. He reasons with her that the  only reason she is giving him up is that her family has tortured her. Madame de Cintré assures Newman that she is not giving him up for any worldly advantage. 
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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