The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer - Part 5, August 3, 1986 to October 1, 1986 Summary & Analysis

Jennifer Lynch
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Part 5, August 3, 1986 to October 1, 1986 Summary

October 1, 1986 - Laura writes of her ongoing relationship with Bobby Briggs, who gets her marijuana and alcohol any time she wants. She says that she has become two Lauras, the one who acts the way her parents want her to act and "the naughtier Laura", who goes into the woods with Bobby and, as she describes in considerable detail, loses her virginity with him. She writes of how he protests his love and loyalty and how she, in spite of her knowing that he could be the man to truly love her, laughed at him. This, she writes, is what she has to do in order to lure BOB to her and eventually conquer him, and keep the tender part of herself safe.

August 3, 1986 - In this brief entry, Laura writes of how Bobby called to apologize...

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