Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Summary and Analysis: Chapter 17

Philip K. Dick

Summary and Analysis: Chapter 17

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Oscar Scruggs: guest on the “Buster Friendly and his Friendly Friends” show.

Deckard enjoys a cup of coffee while Rosen showers. Rosen tells Deckard that he made a great deal when he accepted her offer. She claims that androids are incapable of controlling their physical and sensual urges and that Deckard probably knew that when he agreed to sleep with her. Rosen asks Deckard if he enjoyed himself and if he would ever go to bed with an android again. Deckard says that he would sleep with another android only if it was a female that resembled her. Rosen and Deckard then discuss the lifespan of an android. Deckard confirms that androids exist for...

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