Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture - Part 1, Chapters 4, 5, 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapters 4, 5, 6 and 7 Summary

"I Am Not a Target Market"

Andy describes how he met Dag when he came to work at the same bar, and how he put together the story of how Dag came to Palm Springs (from Toronto Ontario) out of bits of Dag's stories. He describes how Dag initially saw himself as successful, a desirable "target market" for manufacturers, how Dag came to identify with the enclosure and confinement of a framed photo on his desk, and how he lost his temper with his yuppie, ex-hippie boss (for a definition of "yuppie" see "Characters").

"Quit Your Job"

Andy narrates how Dag's arrogant treatment of a co-worker got turned against him, how he left his job without clearing out his desk, and how he became a "basement person" - moving into a dark basement apartment, living a self-consciously politically correct...

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