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The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Bus

The bus is an old school bus that the Pranksters paint in bright colors and take for a trip out East. The bus is a symbol for being in the drug culture that Kesey develops.

La Honda

La Honda is a small town in Northern California near to Kesey's property. Most of Kesey's ideas develop here.

San Francisco

The hippie scene of Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco is the center of the drug culture, and the place where Kesey's Acid Tests start developing.

Los Angeles

The Acid Test experiments move to Los Angeles and come to a dramatic peak in Watts.

Mexico

Kesey runs to Mexico to avoid capture for marijuana possession. He gets the idea that everyone needs to move beyond drugs here during an electrical storm.

LSD

LSD is the primary psychoactive drug that turns Kesey and many others into Merry Pranksters.

Amphetamine

Amphetamine is...

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