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Big Sur

Big Sur

  

by Jack Kerouac

Big Sur Isolation Quotes

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Quote #10

I know is that I'm a helpless hunk of helpful horse manure looking in your eye saying Help me" -- "But when you make those big final statements it doesnt help you" (32.1)

She just doesn't get it – Billie is trying to counter Jack's despair with logic and pragmatism. This sort of misunderstanding is the greatest barrier between Billie and Jack.

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