Alcohol and Painkillers Quotes in Ishmael
The Ishmael quotes below all refer to the symbol of Alcohol and Painkillers. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Bantam edition of Ishmael published in 1995.).
Chapter 7 Quotes
There was more to it than this, however, because I still felt depressed. A second bourbon helped me to it: I was making progress. That’s right. This was the source of my feeling of depression.
Alcohol and Painkillers Symbol Timeline in Ishmael
The timeline below shows where the symbol Alcohol and Painkillers appears in Ishmael. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...so distressed by what he’s learned about humanity that he decides to go have a drink. As he drinks, he thinks that Ishmael’s latest assignment seems impossible, or at least tremendously... (full context)
...goes to a dentist, and ends up having one his molars removed. The dentist prescribes painkillers, which the narrator consumes along with bourbon. As a result of his dentist appointment, the... (full context)