Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 - Study Guide Chapter 6, June Summary & Analysis

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June begins with Hunter commenting about writers. Readers who are writers will obviously feel differently about this from those who are not. He writes of a bizarre behavior that is symptomatic of a much greater problem: taking material from one's own work, to use it for another part of one's own work. Upon reflection this is the kind of thing that happens when someone is so hungry that he or she becomes "self-consuming," or else in the medical field when surgeons take parts from one location to use as skin grafts elsewhere on the same person. Both cases show that Hunter is probably on to something when he admits it may be a sign something is wrong.

Next, Hunter reports that drug use and abuse is being progressively uncovered as the campaign continues. The journalists succumb to a variety of artificial means of...

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