On the Road

by: Jack Kerouac

Part III, Chapters 5-8

Summary Part III, Chapters 5-8

Still, knowing Dean's vulnerability makes Sal care about him even more. When Sal, after Dean is effectively disowned by his family, promises Dean that he believes in him even when nobody else does, they are creating a bond stronger than the loosening bonds of family and society. While everything else changes, passes and frays, they can believe in their friendship.

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