Margaret is poor girl from country firstly. She goes to Paris for earning a living but becomes a whore unfortunately and gets a bad habit of wasting money. She pursues pleasure as mad for forgetting her sadness but hates this empty life in her deep mind. She still keeps her pure heart and yearns for true love although she is a whore. Then, she is moved by Armand. They fall in love with each other and leave Paris to live happily in the country. Margaret is comforted gradually. She decides to change her bad habits and enjoys the life of a normal woman together with Armand forever. But the hypocrisy and selfishness of Armand's father brings her misfortune again. She is forced to leave Armand. Armand think she treats him so insult and harm her after her leaving. Finally, she dies with pity because of being mentally and physically exhausted.