Short Essay Questions Key
1. What happens between Tim Price and the homeless man at the start of the novel?
Tim Price leaves a taxi with Patrick Bateman and then teases a homeless man with money. Price thinks it's funny, but Bateman is embarrassed.
2. What do Price and Bateman discover when they arrive at Evelyn's house after their taxi ride?
Price and Bateman discover that instead of going out to eat, Evelyn and Courtney have decided to eat in and have ordered sushi.
3. Who is the other couple that is in the apartment with Bateman, Price, and the two women?
Another couple is in the living room--an artist and his girlfriend, according to Evelyn-- which does not please Tim Price.
4. What does Bateman feel he has embarrassed himself with in the course of the dinner conversation?
Bateman feels he has embarrassed himself by expressing his opinion on America's foreign policies during dinner.
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