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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 29 Summary

Robert M. Pirsig
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Chapter 29 Summary

The chapter starts with a flashback in which we find Phaedrus in a very disoriented state driving around Bozeman with Chris looking for the bunk bedders. They flounder for hours before arriving home to a furious wife and mother. The Narrator reveals his plan to head toward San Francisco, put Chris on a bus home, and check into a hospital. He later decides to skip that last step because of its futility. In the meantime, he plans to keep going and hope for improvement. Before they take off, he exercises and tunes his cycle.

At this point, he decides to tell the rest of Phaedrus' story. This involves an exploration of Greek philosophy through the Analysis of Ideas and Study of Methods program at the University of Chicago. Before delving into to many details, they head off, stopping in La Pine for breakfast. Chris questions the Narrator...

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