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This letter starts off with a much different tone than the last few: "I feel great! I really mean it" (3.3.2).
Why does Charlie feel so great? It might have something to do with the new psychiatrist he's seeing.
After telling his reader about his psychiatrist, Charlie talks about an article he read which compared Kurt Cobain from Nirvana to John Lennon.
This article spurs a discussion among all Charlie's friends, and everyone has his or her own theory as to why critics insist on comparing people to others.
Charlie's opinion? "He is just a guy who writes songs that a lot of people like" (3.3.15). Deep. But hey, we're glad that Charlie is participating in these discussions, and he is, too.
Of course, he overthinks things and starts wondering what important, mind-expanding conversations are happening in other Big Boys. We hate to break it to him, but most people are probably just deciding whether to have fries or onion rings.
Charlie closes the letter by saying that he hopes his reader has had a good day. We know he's not writing to us, but you know what? We did have a good day. Thanks, Chuck.