Three-Martini Lunch Quotes

Suzanne Rindell
This Study Guide consists of approximately 56 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Three-Martini Lunch.
This section contains 1,119 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Three-Martini Lunch Study Guide

In those days a bunch of us went around together drinking too much coffee and smoking too much cannabis and talking all the time about poetry and Nietzsche and bebop.”
-- Cliff (chapter 1 paragraph 1)

Importance: This quote sets the stage for the rest of the story. It captures the spirit of the beat generation, a group of rebellious post-war youth that pushed forward new ideas, fueled by coffee, drugs, and jazz.

All the energy of the war effort was nor poured into the manufacture of neon signs, shiny chrome bumpers, bright plastic things, and that meant all of a sudden there was a violent shade of Formica to match every desire. All of it was for sale and people had lots of dough to spend and to top it off the atom bomb was constantly hovering in the back of all our minds, its bright white flash and the shadow of its mushroom cloud casting...
-- Cliff (chapter 2 paragraph 1)

(read more)

This section contains 1,119 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Three-Martini Lunch Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Three-Martini Lunch from BookRags. (c)2018 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook