The Last Picture Show - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 66 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Last Picture Show.
This section contains 653 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Last Picture Show Study Guide

Chapter 2 Summary

Sonny next delivers butane to a ranch in Scotland, but nine dogs stand guarding the tank and barking. He waits in the truck for an hour, feeling a little depressed. Sonny doesn't get back to Thalia until almost 10 p.m., and he finds his boss, Frank Fartley, playing pool. Lester Marlowe is also there, losing to Abilene, as usual. Frank pays Sonny, and Sonny has Sam the Lion cash the check. Sonny crosses the road to the picture show and sits down next to Charlene and her sister Marlene. After the feature has been playing a few minutes, Charlene and Sonny get up and move to a back corner to hold hands and kiss, though Sonny's interest is muted because he wants to see the film. Sonny squirms against her, kissing passionately for a bit, because the movies are the only place Charlene's passion is really inspired...

(read more from the Chapter 2 Summary)

This section contains 653 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Last Picture Show Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Last Picture Show from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.