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The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now

  

by Tim Tharp

Mrs. Gates

Character Analysis

Pot, meet kettle. Mrs. Gates is Sutter's dad's drunk of a girlfriend down in Fort Worth. She's married and has kids, but she's cheating on her husband and paying her boyfriend's bills …until she finds out that Mr. Keely cheated on his wife. Then she flips out and wants to break up with him, the big cheater.