The Dharma Bums - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

Japhy and Ray spend the day going to several stores in the area, many second-hand or surplus shops, where Ray spends money buying equipment and food. Ray buys Japhy a few things, and Japhy gives Ray a few things in return. Ray feels that he is properly outfitted for anything, and he thinks he could even survive an atom bomb.

Chapter 14 Analysis

This short chapter details several items of camping and hiking equipment Ray purchases. He does not purchase any hiking boots, however, because he remembers that he has several pairs of boots "back home" on the East Coast. The fact that Ray spends the day buying a suite of equipment foreshadows his commitment to a new style of living.

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