The Songlines - Chapters 29-30 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 29-30 Summary and Analysis

In chapter twenty-nine, the pair finally meets up with Titus, whose quarrel they have come to settle. While Arkady meets with Titus, Bruce fixes the roof of a shop, and then Arkady sets him up with Joshua, an Aboriginal performer who tells him Dreamings as they drive around the countryside. He is witty and light-hearted, and the two enjoy their explorations. Bruce is as happy to ask questions as Joshua is to tell stories. The longest Dreaming in the chapter is one Joshua wrote about a "big fly one" bigger than a bird, and Bruce only comes to understand with time that it is a Qantas dreaming about Joshua's trip to Europe, tracing his flight, the route through the airport, his taxi ride, and the time he spent with electrodes measuring his brainwaves as he, a Catholic monk, a...

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