Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Summary and Analysis: Chapter 9

Philip K. Dick

Summary and Analysis: Chapter 9

New Characters
Officer Crams: a police officer called by Luba Luft to arrest Deckard.

Summary
Deckard arrives at the opera house in time to catch part of a rehearsal for "The Magic Flute." While listening, Deckard falls into deep introspection about his job. He concludes that he is actually expediting the inevitable end, or decay, of everything that now exists. Deckard eventually reaches the conclusion that he is a “part of the form-destroying process of entropy,” as a destroyer of androids, the very thing that the Rosen Association exists to create.

Deckard realizes that one of the main characters of the opera is Miss Luba Luft, his next target. He is...

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