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The Day of the Locust

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Further Study

Context Quiz

Further Study Context Quiz

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In what city was Nathaniel West born?

2 of 5
What was West's ethnic background?

3 of 5
What job gave West the time he needed to begin working on his first novel?

4 of 5
What job gave West many of the settings and minor characters that he used in The Day of the Locust?

5 of 5
What historical event does much of West's fiction respond to, in one way or another?