The Day of the Locust - Study Guide Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Tod has a room in a three-story house called the San Bernardino Arms, a nondescript stucco the color of diluted mustard. He pauses on the way up to his room, in hopes of catching a glimpse of Faye Greener, who lives in 208. No such luck. When he opens the door to his room, he sees a note under the door. It's a racing tip from Abe Kusich, another resident in the building.

Abe and Faye are both models for a painting Tod is working on. He was intrigued by both of them. He met Abe while staying at another hotel. One night, he saw what he thought was a pile of laundry in front of the door across the hall. When he investigated further, he realized that it was a tiny man wrapped in a bathrobe. The man was Abe. Apparently, he had had a fight with...

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