Summary and Analysis: Chapter 6
Pris Stratton: a new tenant in Isidore’s building who turns out to be an android.
Isidore makes his way to the apartment where he can hear the sounds of Buster Friendly announcing his upcoming exposé on a television. Isidore’s knock on the apartment door is answered by the immediate silencing of the television. Confident that someone is in the apartment, Isidore announces himself. In response, a timid female opens the door. Sensing her fear and timidity, Isidore notes that she must be startled at the realization that she is not the only tenant in the building. Isidore’s excitement at finally having a neighbor seems to restore confidence in the...
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