Breakfast of Champions - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

Kilgore makes his way to New York City where, he travels through numerous adult book stores searching for some of his published work. He finds some books and a magazine with his stories and then goes to a pornographic movie house, where he intends to spend the night because it is cheaper than renting a hotel room.

As he watches pornographic films he amuses himself by thinking about the sassy speech he plans to deliver to the Midland City arts festival attendees. He also thinks up the plot of a science fiction novel set on a planet where the only food is coal-based derivatives. That planet is infested with a plague of pornography, but their pornography features people eating real food, with close-up views of their mouths chewing up and swallowing fruit and carelessly discarding left-over edibles.

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Kilgore unknowingly sets himself...

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