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The Last Picture Show Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

In the early spring, while Sonny and Ruth are getting close, Dwayne and Jacy are getting less close. Jacy starts going to Wichita with Lester more and more, telling Dwayne that her mother insists upon it. Dwayne decides he needs to marry Jacy over the summer to keep her, but Jacy has decided that would be selfish, as it would cause Dwayne to lose his job and go into the army. Jacy has actually been going to hang out with the Wichita crowd because she wants to. She likes their reckless ways and is very attracted to Bobby Sheen. He isn't particularly handsome, but he has a rakish, merry, lustful manner that Jacy finds very appealing. One night, after a naked swimming party, Bobby comes to get Jacy out of bed, and he takes her into his parents' room and undresses her. Jacy is prepared to go...

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