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The Day of the Locust | Study Guide

Nathanael West

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The Day of the Locust | Character Map

Faye Greener 17-year-old, gold-digging actress; frustrates her many admirers Harry Greener Out-of-work, vaudeville actor; a caricature of himself Lovers Dating Friends Admirer Taunts Kills Just friends Father Friends Rivals Homer Simpson Shy, 40-year-old bookkeeper; frightened by his repressed desires Tod Hackett Young, insecure artist; hides his violent feelings in his artwork Adore Loomis Obnoxious child actor Earle Shoop Drugstore cowboy; movie extra Miguel Mexican movie extra; raises chickens for cockfights
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