Sutton - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

J. R. Moehringer
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Chapter 17 Summary

When Willie wakes up in prison, he isn't sure how long he has been there. This time the guards end up dragging him to an isolation cell because they've found the hacksaws he had for trying to break out of the prison. After spending eighteen months in isolation, Willie is released into the general population.

Willie works his way up into the secretary to the prison psychiatrist. Willie types of Shrink's book manuscript and notes from Shrink's sessions about Willie's fellow inmates. During a conversation one day, Shrink evaluates Willie. When the photographer and reporter ask if the shrink ever evaluated Willie, Willie says no because he was too complex.

Chapter 17 Analysis

Willie appears to be hallucinating. His denial of the fact that he's in prison once again is causing him to sleep for long periods of time. This causes him to lose...

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