Discuss the setting of Los Angeles as described in Raymond Chandler’s novel The

Discuss the setting of Los Angeles as described in Raymond Chandler’s novel The Long Goodbye as it compares to that in Walter Mosley’s White Butterfly.
Alternately, discuss any two of the three sex-obsessed male characters: Jeff Markham in Out of the Past; Walter Neff in Double Indemnity; or Ned Racine in Body Heat.
Why do they let the women characters dominate them? What does this post-war social commentarysay about gender relationships moving forward? Have things changed for the better or worse since these films were made?

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