Opioid, Indiana - Chapters 5 – 7 Summary & Analysis

Brian Allen Carr
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Chapter 5, entitled “Friday,” takes place on the Friday of Riggle’s week of suspension. The chapter begins with Remote’s Friday story. Jupiter’s rain caused much damage and created much mud. Remote felt unable to clean up everything. Suddenly a woman named Frida arrived. She waved her hand and caused flowers to spring from the mud. She then spoke of how the pain of sadness can lead to fulfillment and joy. Riggle lies in bed on Friday morning. He has a book about philosophers of Ancient Greece. He reads about the philosopher Epicurus, who believed that the keys to happiness were friendship, an enjoyable job, and time for contemplation. Riggle thinks about how modern culture often tries to frame money and fame as the keys to success. Riggle walks into town and encounters Autistic Ross. Riggle asks Ross where he learned to make...

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