Valley of the Dolls - Study Guide Anne, 1961 Summary & Analysis

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Anne Welles visits her friend, Neely O'Hara, in the psychiatric institution that Anne committed her to. Neely pleads with Anne to sign release papers but Anne commits her for another three months. The second visit is much better: Neely is happy that she has been moved to a different level of care ("promoted") and thinks she is practically normal compared to everyone else, but she does have some setbacks. Anne's relationship with her fiancé Kevin Gillmore is strained by the time she spends with Neely and by his general boredom during retirement.

One day, Kevin meets Anne's former lover, Lyon Burke. He brings Lyon to see Anne so he can see how she reacts. Anne and Lyon congratulate each other on their respective successes, and then Lyon asks to see Anne while he is in New York City. She agrees to meet him the next evening. Later...

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