Chapters 32-33 Summary

Lying in bed, eating fruit and potato chips, Lolita explains how she came to lose her virginity so young. Last summer, at a summer camp, she shared a tent with a girl named Elizabeth Talbot, the daughter of an executive, who coached Lolita in a variety of homosexual lovemaking techniques. Hearing this, Humbert remembers that Charlotte used to brag about Lolita’s friendship with the little Talbot girl. He asks if either girl’s mother knew anything about their daughters’ lesbian experiments. Lolita says no, and she is clearly aghast at the idea that either mother could find out.

This last summer at camp, Lolita and an older girl, Barbara Burke, played sex games with thirteen-year-old Charlie Holmes, the son of the...

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