Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett - Part 3, Chapter 28 Summary & Analysis

Jennifer Gonnerman
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Part 3, Chapter 28 Summary

Nearly six months after her release Elaine and Lora have lunch together at Dojo on St. Mark's Place. They enjoy virgin pina coladas and talk about Elaine's non-existent sex life. Elaine flirts with men and collects their phone numbers, but has not found one that she is particularly interested in. Lora has written her first poem in two years and is feeling better about her AIDS diagnosis. She read her poetry aloud for Elaine and they revel in their happiness at having become such close friends.

Part 3, Chapter 28 Analysis

Elaine does not have many friends left. Lora's friendship has always been special and has blossomed since Elaine's release. Lora now plays a vital role, both emotionally and physically, as outlined in this chapter.

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