Stone Butch Blues - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Leslie Feinberg
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Chapter 4 Summary

After her experiences at Tifka's, life as a "normal" high school girl, living at home with her parents, becomes less and less tolerable to Jess. She spends most of her time after school at her friend Barbara's home. Jess meets Barbara in the girls' room for a smoke when Mrs. Antionette, one of the teachers, busts the girls' room. Jess escapes through the door and runs to the football field where she is trapped and gang raped by the football players who also verbally assault her with anti-Semitic and anti-lesbian taunts.

Jess decides to quit high school, packs her suits and ties in two pillowcases and writes a farewell letter to her parents. On her first night on her own, Jess tries to sleep in the bus station, but the cops harass her so she goes to a bar called Abba's which is...

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