Dunbar - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Aubyn, Edward St.
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As Dunbar continues on the footpath through the woods, he gradually loses his grip on reality. He gradually loses his grip on reality. His descent into madness initially comes in the form of strange narrative-like hallucinations, one of which is an old circus tiger escaping from its cage and ambling through a crowd of screaming, running citizens that gets shot in the skull when it goes to look for food. Dunbar feels that he is trapped in a “waking dream.” Everything seems to be his opponent. It does not help that he is tired and hungry. He imagines that a “sadistic sky-god” who control the channels to everyone’s mind is playing with the remote control and deliberately messing with him.

Dunbar is beginning to seriously lose it. Not only are his thoughts more incoherent in this chapter, they also take a suicidal turn...

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