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Kafka on the Shore Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 15-17 Summary

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Chapters 15-17 Summary

In Chapter 15, Kafka has been left alone in Oshima's cabin. In his sleeping bag that night, he is frightened by noises and solitude, and Crow harangues him for weakness. The next day, Kafka reads part of a book about Adolf Eichmann. Oshima has made a note in it that one must accept responsibility for one's imagination. Kafka walks a ways into the forest, stopping short of losing his way. He is jarred by how easily one can lose himself. After dinner, he writes everything he has done since running away. The next day, Kafka wanders farther out in the forest. That night, it rains, and Kafka washes himself.

Chapter 16 returns to Johnnie Walker's residence, where the large dog leads Nakata to a large freezer. Inside are the severed heads of many cats, but Goma's is not among them. Johnnie Walker explains that he is taking...

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