Keep the Change Summary
Thomas McGuane

Everything you need to understand or teach Keep the Change by Thomas McGuane.

  • Keep the Change Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 Short Guide
  • ...and more

Keep the Change Summary

Those readers familiar with McGuane's work will recognize in Keep the Change his continuing indictment of the unreflective acquisitiveness of American society. That the father of protagonist Joe Starling keeps a brace of dogs named Neuritis and Neuralgia and horses called Hart, Schaffner, and Marx is one more instance of McGuane's ironic notation of the infection of all facets of American life by the corporate ethic. Yet McGuane's treatment of this theme...

(read more from the Short Guide)

Follow Us on Facebook