Study Guide

The Day of the Locust Characters

By Nathanael West

Tod Hackett

We'll let West speak for himself here: Tod, our hero, is "a very complicated young man with a...

Homer Simpson

He might not be bright yellow and bald, but The Day of the Locust's Homer Simpson shares a few...

Faye Greener

Everyone knows that Faye Greener has a pretty face (and then some), but no one's quite sure what...

Harry Greener

It might sound harsh, but it's the truth: Harry Greener is a failure in every way possible....

Earle Shoop

Earle Shmoop—er, Shoop is like Zoolander—he might be dumb as bricks, but he makes up...

Miguel

Miguel seems like a swell guy and all, we guess, but we'd never have thought that he'd be the one...

Abe Kusich

Abe Kusich is the grumpiest dwarf we've met since Gimli. Although he's a cantankerous fellow, he...

Claude Estee

Claude is the guy that Tod wishes he could be. Having reached success in the film industry...