Naked Lunch - Study Guide Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

A fancy bar hosts various characters engaging in both drug - related and homosexual activities. A Mugwump repeatedly sodomizes a young boy. The Mugwump snaps the boy's neck and continues sodomizing his dead body. In another room, two young boys play and fight, randomly sodomizing each other. Several men of different ethnic characters perform erotic actions on each other that result in both pleasure and pain. The room is full of people in the midst of various types and stages of intercourse. The narrator describes many of the different boys introduced, many with physical and psychiatric disabilities, that are used for sexual pleasure, often resulting in their deaths.

Chapter 9 Analysis

In this chapter, the sexual politics of the novel go wild. For the next several chapters, the prevailing plot elements drop out and are replaced by a catalog of homosexual acts. Many of these acts also have...

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