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The Day of the Locust Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6 Summary

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Chapter 6 Summary

Apparently, Faye Greener is not one of Mrs. Jenning's girls. That's fine with Tod, who prefers to kindle a relationship in a more standard way. He has begun to hang out at Faye's apartment to keep her father company. He hopes that ingratiating himself to both of them will make his way easier. Besides, Harry Greener is good company, and Tod enjoys spending time with him.

Harry used to be a vaudeville clown and has stories upon stories for Tod's amusement. He, like so many others, came to Hollywood with big dreams but hit his plateau on the vaudeville stage. He supplemented his income by making silver polish in his bathroom and selling it door to door. Faye drove him around in her Model T on his last selling trip, until he fell ill.

That's when Faye met her new suitor, Homer Simpson. One night, Homer comes...

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