Stone Butch Blues - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

Leslie Feinberg
This Study Guide consists of approximately 64 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Stone Butch Blues.
This section contains 430 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Stone Butch Blues Study Guide

Chapter 17 Summary

Jess is at work again and fits in with the men so much that she can go into the men's bathroom and locker room without comment. Instead of hanging a pin-up of a woman in her locker, Jess has a magazine ad for the Norton she used to ride.

Bolt says to Jess that a new worker knows Jess - Frankie, who was with Jess at the bindery. Jess panics until Bolt says that Frankie called her a "good union man." This factory is non-union, but the employees want that to change, and soon. The wages are low compared to union factories; overtime is not paid, and conditions are hazardous, both from the ill-maintained machines and the toxic fumes. When Jess meets up with Frankie again, all is well until Frankie reveals that her new girlfriend is Johnny, another butch who worked at...

(read more from the Chapter 17 Summary)

This section contains 430 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Stone Butch Blues Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Stone Butch Blues from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook