Clif Clawson

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Clif Clawson, now a successful automobile salesman, drives into Zenith at the dizzying speed of  thirty-eight miles an hour. The year is 1908. Noisy as ever but better groomed, he takes Martin to  dinner at the Grand Hotel, where they are joined by George F. Babbitt, ten years their senior and  now a real estate king. To Martin, poor and shabby, Clif seems like Napoleon and Babbitt another  Gladstone. Leora writes that she may not be able to return to Zenith, and Martin is upset and lonely. Gottlieb,  who is "jumpy and testy" from working eighteen hours a day, in a rage fires Martin as assistant  because of a mistake involving experimentation on rabbits. Martin, half intoxicated, is summoned  before Dean Silva, who warns him to turn over a new leaf or face suspension for the rest of the year.  Martin refuses to apologize to Gottlieb and is therefore dropped from the university, with six dollars in  his pocket. Martin seeks Clif Clawson, from whom he borrows a hundred dollars to go to Leora. He becomes a 
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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