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The Day of the Locust Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Calvin

Calvin is one of Earle's cowboy friends who hangs out with him in front of Tuttle's Trading Post, a Western-wear store and souvenir shop. He appears in rodeos to earn money and enjoys making jokes about people.

Mary Dove

Mary Dove is Faye's best friend and works at Mrs. Jenning's whorehouse as a prostitute. She encourages Faye to come work at Mrs. Jenning's place after Harry dies and Faye needs money for his funeral expenses. Mary acts tough when Tod is upset at the thought of Faye becoming a whore.

Claude Estee

Claude Estee is a well-known screenwriter with "a reputation for worldliness and wit." He lives in a mansion built to look exactly like a famous plantation home in Mississippi. While in his house, he struts around and drawls, pretending to be a southern gentleman in his plantation home even though he is a small, "dried-up little...

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