Big Sur
Big Sur
by Jack Kerouac
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Big Sur Chapter 8 Summary

  • Jack takes pleasure in the various animals that come with Monsanto's cabin.
  • He even puts out a nightly plate of cheese and chocolate for the resident mouse (proclaiming his "days of killing mice are over").
  • He takes a moment to catalogue the items in the cabin and out, from the smallest bugs to the largest mountain.
  • Jack is so relaxed, he again asks how he could possibly go insane within three weeks. But then he adds: "there are signposts of something wrong."

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