Wilson - Pages 7-20 Summary & Analysis

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Wilson tries to prove that he likes people. However, while walking his dog, he greets a lady who talks incessantly. Wilson winds up asking the woman if she ever stops talking. He wonders how he came to live in Oakland, California, since he had always hated the place when he was a kid. He tries to convince himself it is not a bad place. Then, he sees a bum using the bathroom on the sidewalk. Wilson next remembers his mother’s death and gets himself into a depression.

In a restaurant, Wilson insists on sitting with a stranger because he wants to be able to see out of the window. The man is working, but Wilson tries to carry on a conversation with him anyway. Wilson first applauds the man for having a job and then curses him because he will not talk...

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