On the Road Part Four, Chapters 1-3: Summary and Analysis

Jack Kerouac

Part Four, Chapters 1-3: Summary and Analysis

New Characters:
Henry Glass: a young man just released from prison

Stan Shephard: a friend of Tim Gray’s who lives in Denver

Charity: Babe Rawlins’s aunt

Stan’s grandfather: a sad old man who doesn’t want Stan to leave with Sal and Dean

With the arrival of spring, Sal is ready to leave New York again. Dean is working as a parking lot attendant in Manhattan and living with Inez in the east eighties in a cold-water flat. Inez and Camille have been having long talks on the telephone about Dean and have become friendly. Dean sends Camille money every month for child-support.

Late one night Sal and Dean discuss their lives and futures....

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