On the Road Part Three, Chapters 6-8: Summary and Analysis

Jack Kerouac

Part Three, Chapters 6-8: Summary and Analysis

New Characters:
Sam Brady: Sal’s cousin in Denver

Janett: Frankie’s thirteen year-old daughter

Shotgun woman: a neighbor of Frankie’s

College boys: Sal and Dean’s passengers in the travel-bureau limousine

Ed Wall: an old friend of Dean’s who lives on a ranch in Sterling, Colorado

Sitting in a restaurant in downtown Denver, Sal and Dean get into a nasty argument because Sal thinks Dean is making fun of him for being five years older than Dean. Dean leaves, very upset, and Sal feels guilty for yelling at him. When Dean comes back in, he tells Sal he was crying.

In Denver they stay with an Okie woman named Frankie and...

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