Naked Lunch - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

The narrator contacts Dr. Benway to begin a new project called Islam Incorporated. Benway explains his famous project in Annexia, where he encourages a police state in which arbitrary punishments are given for everyday offenses instead of using physical torture. This place quickly reduces the town to a mass of scared citizens. The narrator visits Benway in Freeland, where Benway runs a pseudo - psychiatric hospital. Benway explains how his career led from being a regular surgeon to an abortionist to his current role studying psychiatric disorders.

He explains his mind control and manipulation treatments. After Benway agrees to work with the narrator for Islam Incorporated, the hospital goes out of control, when the computer system breaks down and releases all the patients. The narrator describes the chaos of Freeland as addicts raid drugstores and people with various diseases infect or injure those around them.

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