On the Road
by Jack Kerouac
Carlo Marx Timeline and Summary
- Carlo meets Dean and they have a strong connection.
- Carlo calls Sal (who is in Denver) to tell him what the deal is with Dean.
- He and Dean have been taking Benzedrine and trying to connect with each other’s souls.
- He is forced to hide from Camille, who doesn’t like him.
- He takes drugs and tries to soul-connect to Dean while Sal watches.
- Carlo was with Dean in a stolen car in Central City.
- Carlo shows up with the gang in the East, having spent some time in Dakar getting even more spiritual and condescending.
- He interrogates the gang before they leave, wanting to know reasons behind all their actions.
- Carlo’s voice is dubbed "The Voice of the Rock."
- It is hinted at that Carlo may have tried to get into bed with Dean and Marylou.