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The Sellout - The Shit You Shovel, Chapter 6 – Exact Change, or Zen and the Art of Bus Riding and Relationship Repair, Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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The Shit You Shovel

Chapter 6 – The narrator contends that slaveholding, like pimping, is not easy, especially with a slave like Hominy who only had about fifteen minutes of good work in him each day. No matter how many times the narrator tried to “free” Hominy, Hominy would come right back to work, saying it is his free right to be a slave. Each Thursday, the narrator explains he would bring Hominy to a bondage club to be beaten, all at Hominy’s request. Later, the narrator and Hominy construct an exit sign for Dickens because all of the Dickens signs have been removed following the “deletion” of the town.

The Dum Dum Donut Intellectuals

Chapter 7 – The narrator recounts to the court deciding to “reanimate” the City...

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