When Richard and Emily have no real reaction to the news of her break up, Lorelai suddenly realizes that most of her emotional life has been based on doing and feeling the opposite of whatever her parents want. Later, when Michel forces Lorelai to attend Emily's cotillion dance, Lorelai discovers that some things her parents wanted for her weren't really that terrible. Meanwhile, Rory has a tough time making her long-distance relationship work. Written by
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The book that Rory is reading in the bookstore is "Sexus: The Rosy Crucifixion I" by Henry Miller
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Within the episode, they mention several times that this was Lorelai's First Cotillion. But in the episode "Presenting Lorelai Gilmore" Christopher says that he and Lorelai went to 17 cotillion, a dozen débutante balls and a brief but scarring experiment with the children of the American Revolution when they were young. So, this would indicate that Lorelai had previously gone to at least 17 other cotillions. See more
[to Lorelai, after she bad mouths the cotillion
And how would you know?
Lorelai never actually attended a cotillion
You don't have to jump off the empire state building to know it's gonna hurt
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