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Rats Saw God - Houston, Junior Year (pp. 158-174) Summary & Analysis

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Houston, Junior Year (pp. 158-174) Summary

The GOD Club is not revived, but most of the members of the club, including Dub, Doug, and Steve, enroll in Waters' writing class. The class is taught with non-authoritarian principles and students are free to leave when they decide. Most students initially struggle with the problem of stating their own opinions, but eventually they begin to learn how to think about literature without a guidebook. Waters does not refer to the students by name, but instead allows them to select a word that he uses as their name. Thus, Doug becomes Stallion, Steve becomes Cynic, and Dub becomes Irresistible.

One evening Doug's band plays a show that Steve and Dub attend. Steve feels threatened by Doug's newfound popularity and makes snide remarks throughout the show. When the show is over, teenage girls scramble to take home Doug's drumsticks...

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