Vineland - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

Brock Vond is thinking about Frenesi, fantasizing about her. He has just had her taken to his "Political Re-Education Program" camp, called PREP, built on the idea of programming politically liberal prisoners to be servants of the conservative government. Brock's philosophy is that the political left, while calling for the destruction of the existing order, actually craves order and wants to belong to the larger community. He is preparing to visit the camp the morning after the PR3 roundup, knowing he will see Frenesi there, called out to stand among the other prisoners for his inspection.

The prisoners are wakened early and brought out for Vond to look over. He is a believer in an obscure theory that tries to predict criminal tendencies by the shape and formation of the skull and face, and he examines the brow lines and jaws of the prisoners as he passes...

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