Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Alice Character Analysis

A maid from linen services at the Flamingo Hotel. Gonzo is caught off guard when Alice enters their hotel room to clean, and he violently attacks and chokes her. To silence Alice after the attack, Duke and Gonzo convince her that they are the police and then recruit her as a criminal informant. Alice is another example of sexism and violence against women in American society.
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Alice Character Timeline in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

The timeline below shows where the character Alice appears in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part Two, Chapter 11: Fraud? Larceny? Rape?... A Brutal Connection with the Alice from Linen Service
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...everywhere. Thankfully, no maids have entered the room since the “awful confrontation on Tuesday” with Alice from linen service. (full context)
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On Tuesday, Duke and Gonzo had forgotten to hang the “Do Not Disturb” sign, and Alice had wandered in to clean. Gonzo, who was hungover and throwing up into a closet,... (full context)
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“You’re under arrest!” Duke suddenly yelled. “No!” cried Alice. “I just wanted to clean up!” Duke asked Alice if she was part of “the... (full context)
Part Two, Chapter 12: Return to the Circus-Circus…Looking for the Ape…to Hell with the American Dream
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It has been seventy-two hours since the run-in with Alice, and no other maids have even tried to enter the room. Suddenly, the phone begins... (full context)