The Day of the Locust - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Tod naps for a while after work and then prepares to go out for the evening. Tucked into the frame of his mirror, there is a picture of Faye, wearing a harem costume for a movie in which she had a bit part. As he studies the picture, Tod thinks that her head and face seem too large for her long body. She is supposed to be wearing a come hither look in the photo, but he thinks to himself that falling on her would be like falling on jagged edges. Not that he'll ever get the chance. She has already told Tod that she can't love him, because he is neither good looking nor wealthy. He is a good-hearted man, but Faye has no place for his type, as far as love is concerned. Tod resigns himself to worship her from afar and hurries out to...

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