The Fire from Within - Chapter 17, The Journey of the Dreaming Body Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17, The Journey of the Dreaming Body Summary

The narrator and don Juan take their last trip to Oaxaca together, but the narrator is unable to be sad because freedom is a contagious disease. Don Juan reminds the narrator that it is possible to be in two places at once through the use of the dreaming body. The narrator remembers seeing don Genaro's dreaming body. As he dances with don Genaro, he also watches himself until he falls in confusion and his double, along with don Genaro's double, disappears. Don Juan wants the narrator to recall the time he really woke up in a dreaming position. The narrator begins to recall a fragment. As he, don Juan, and don Genaro sit on a bench, don Genaro sleeps and makes his body leave the bench. Suddenly, he waves from the other side of the...

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