In one scene, Melvin was sitting at his regular table being served by his regular waitress, Carol, with the dog tied up outside the restaurant door. Carol commented about how the dog might be stolen and Melvin realized that he couldn’t see the dog from that table and voluntarily moved to a different table so that he could keep an eye on the dog. This was a major step for him. Additionally, Melvin and the dog were walking outside. It was
All day he sits in classes or studies in the library. About four in the afternoon Tyler takes a break for some food, and he usually heads to the food court and gets a large order of chicken wings with extra spicy hot sauce. He doesn't have much time though, so he rushes through the meal, drinks another large cola, and is off to work. Tyler has a job as a waiter in a popular campus restaurant. When the restaurant closes, Tyler heads home in his car.
His job is cleaning dog pens twice a day and sweeping the lab every morning, those are just very simple tasks. On the bus, when his girlfriend knows that he just got a job in the hospital, she is so happy and glad about that. The racial discrimination quiet presents there because every colored people have to sit at the rear of the bus. At the first day at work, when Vivien is cleaning the lab, he suddenly pays attention on a lot of books on the bookshelf. He picks up some books, sits on a chair, and starts to read them.
B: Yeah I can tell. (Chuckles) Narrator: “They walk around the store grabbing snacks and drinks. Walter picks up the milk and eggs for Mama and enters the line to pay for everything. They begin to have a conversation until Bobo loses attention and notices something.” B: Wait a minute… isn’t that… (Gasps) THAT’S WILLY HARRIS! W: That is Willy!
Webb Mullin Mrs. Nugent English II September 18, 2012 Contents of a Dead Man’s Pocket Jack Finney starts off the story with Tom Benecke sitting at a desk in the living room of his eleventh floor apartment, typing a memo for work. His wife Clare is preparing to go to the movies alone. With difficulty, Tom opens a stubborn window, and a gust of wind blows his paper out of the window onto a ledge. We see how Finney casually introduces that his apartment is on the eleventh floor of the building, in the great city of New York. Before you even begin reading the story, you get an eerie feeling just from the title of the short story.
They had chosen Ben, a young male. They walked over to the front desk and excitedly signed the required papers. Mike backed up into a corner, trying to get as far away from the others as he possibly could. He watched as Gloria, the elderly carer, gave them a ball to play with. Gloria was a busy lady but she noticed that Mike got excluded by the others, because of this, Gloria would sit with Mike at supper so he would be with someone.
As they enter the cafeteria Janis says “Here’s a map of North Shore…Where you sit in the cafeteria is crucial”, leaving Cady anxious when she is trying to find a seat at lunch. As she is walking by “the plastics” or the in-group call her over to sit down. As she gets to know the plastics they begin to introduce her to The Burn Book. This book is a perfect example of prejudice and discrimination. Prejudice is hostile or negative feelings about people based on their membership in a certain group.
Teacher calls clean up time and child stays seated continuing to play games. Other children come into the classroom from playing outside and child closes computer game and walks over to large group time carrying green sweater in his hands. He sits down on the carpet with classmates body on the outside left of the group next to shelving. Children are seated on rug talking amongst each other and the child I am observing is silent. He ties his sweater around his waist and rests right hand on his lap with left hand holding his chin while elbow is on knee.
Alex asks about almost everything there is to ask about his mother’s new dress, which shows that he is very curious. He also plays with his food by really examine his banana sandwich, which he eats “with both hands” and that also indicates the curious child in him. Furthermore he has a vivid imagination which shows the child that Alex still is. He compares the black and yellow speed ramps with a wrong zebra and he imagines vernissage as a person: Vernie Sadge. When his mother has made him a banana sandwich and he is about to eat it, he thinks that “maybe he was getting too old for banana sandwiches”.
© Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011. Published by Macmillan Heinemann ELT. Twentieth-Century Stories Answer Key Post-reading activities Understanding the story Before the lesson 1 2 Tired. Joe is a tortoise. The teacher wants his class to draw him.