The Day of the Locust - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15 Summary

One night, when Tod stops in to see the Greeners, Harry tells him that Faye is gone to the movies with Homer Simpson. Tod can see that the old man is very sick. Harry punctuates his speech with coughs and groans that he surely must have developed on the stage. Tod wonders if stage people actually suffer less than others, but decides that Harry suffers just as much as anyone else, in spite of his theatrical groans.

Faye comes in later, and Tod is still sitting there, even though Harry is asleep. He asks about her evening with Homer, and she says Homer is "strictly home cooking." Tod wants to talk more, but Faye is tired and cuts him off.

Chapter 15 Analysis

Tod's attempts to get closer to Faye don't seem to be working. She is clearly dating other men and won't give him any...

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