Candy - Part 2, Kingdom of Momentum, Chapters 21-22 Summary & Analysis

Luke Davies
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Part 2, Kingdom of Momentum, Chapters 21-22 Summary

In chapter twenty-one, Truth 4: Where Is The Earth?, the narrator is in a dreamlike state. He ponders the beauty that escapes as he envisions an eagle. There is only sadness caused by heroin. Heroin gives comfort. But heroin gives sadness when it's not in the narrator's body. He hardly sleeps and there are needle scars (called track marks) all over his body. He wakes up with leg cramps and decides he is pure need. Candy is the same. He imagines her soul in a tug-o-war. They bathe and decide they can't go on living like this. They want out of this lifestyle.

In chapter twenty-two, Cats, the couple enters into a government methadone program. Methadone helps addicts get off heroin slowly. They must drink methadone syrup daily, see a doctor every two weeks and provide a urine...

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