The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test - Study Guide Chapter V The Rusky-Dusky Neon Dust Summary & Analysis

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The time frame is now early 1964. Kesey's house near La Honda resembles a Christmas card. Redwoods grow tall, the house is made of logs and resembles a lodge rather than a cabin. Kesey likes the house better than the forest, but he does arrange for things to do in the forest. The people who hang around with him follow his directions but become annoyed with his controlling manner. It interferes with their personal drug experiences.

Wolfe mentions that the combination of amphetamine (speed) and marijuana gives an effect that resembles the LSD experience, but without some of the jarring effects. The ingestion of morning glory seeds is especially uncomfortable, but Kesey and the people around him keep their experiences going in order to engage in what Wolfe calls intersubjectivity, a state of shared consciousness among...

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