His aunt calls him down to dinner in a loud abrupt voice. Terry quickly ran downstairs and got ready for supper. While he was eating, his food did not taste different. His pork chop tasted no different from his whipped cream and jello. He was too busy thinking about how to siege the fort by the river.
Despite the harsh weather Scrooge refuses to pay for another lump of coal to warm the office. Suddenly, a ruddy-faced young man bursts into the office offering holiday greetings and an exclamatory, "Merry Christmas!" The young man is Scrooge's jovial nephew Fred who has stopped by to invite Scrooge to Christmas dinner. The grumpy Scrooge responds with a "Bah! Humbug!
They run by a young boy crying and the boy releases his father's hand and wants to help him but the father picked his boy and ran away. Later that night they are camping away from the road they are following and the boy is upset at his father for not helping the boy but his father explains on how it would end up hurting them in the long run with food and such. They go to sleep. Pg. 90 - 107 They are walking down the road early in the morning
Their travels continue to a rag and bone shop where people sell their belongings for money. Two women are selling cloth and household items and tell the shop owner "I stole it right off his bed while he was still in it". While traveling with the spirit of Christmases yet to come, Scrooge constantly asks, "Who is this they mention." The spirit then takes him to a graveyard and directs Scrooge to show one grave in particular. When Scrooge sees it is his grave, he brakes down in tears and begs for forgiveness.
AP English Literature January 29, 2013 “Sunshine” Even though he is attacked by something he knows as his loving pet, the young boy from Christopher Fisher’s essay “Scars” -on the topic of “Sunshine”- is left feeling guilty, despaired, and mournful for his late rooster, Sunshine. His father unsympathetically executes his pet and his mother briskly prepares him to be cooked for dinner by "plucking Sunshine in the kitchen sink, dropping fistfuls of bright yellow feathers,” which left the boy in a state of sorrow to “slouch[ed] off to his bedroom to cry.” He promises himself that he will not eat, calling it “cannibalistic” and “obscene,” that outlines his dedication to his departed friend. But, when he sits down at the table and watches his family “feast on mashed potatoes, peas, corn, hot biscuits, and fried Sunshine,” he feels hunger arise inside of him, showing that despite his feelings for his pet, he is lured by his appetite. “Don’t give in! He was your friend!” he tells himself in an attempt to subside his cravings for his pet, but it is to no avail.
He got to his house and Joel took him up to his room ere they could talk in private. Joel didn’t have much time to talk because it was almost supper but Joel still doesn’t know about the job because they were talking about Samson while they were in his room. At supper they ate in peace but then Joel’s dad started to question him he blew and went on a tangent about the Romans and got kicked out of the house and didn’t complete his mission. Daniel was embarrassed and angry that he had failed so on his way back he ran into a roman while drinking water and Daniel gave the horse water and gave the man the same water so he kicked the bowl out of his hand. That made Daniel furious so he hurled the bowl at the Romans face and dashed away but while he was running he got nicked with a spear and hid in house for a while.
They get to the woods after driving a while and have a very unsuccessful hunting trip. When they find tracks, they ask the owner of a house if they can hunt on his property but again no luck. As they walk back to the truck Kenny is so frustrated about their unsuccessful hunting trip, he shoots a fencepost, a tree and the house owners’ dog. Tub is so appalled by the actions Kenny has taken, that he goes and shoots Kenny in the stomach, after Kenny says, “I hate you,” to Tub. Frank and Tub decided to take Kenny to the hospital.
Patrick Maloney came home from work and tells Mary Maloney that he is leaving her. Mary Maloney wanted to cook him supper, so she went downstairs to get a leg of lamb and when she came back up she walked behind him and “swung the big leg of lamb high in the air and brought it down as hard as she could on the back of his head” (382). The irony jumps out at us because Mary Maloney was supposed to be nice and cook him supper. Mary Maloney makes it out that somebody else killed him and the cops and detectives ate the weapon and did not know. The reader wants to keep reading to find out
He is ashamed of her foreign family and remembers with disgust how Jelka's father advised him on their wedding night to beat her once in a while, Their Marriage is not a nor mal because Jelka is quiet and spends her time making Jim's happy and taking care of the house. Jim's hot dinner is waiting no matter what time he comes in from the fields. Also, Jim makes no emotional connection with her and eventually looks elsewhere for companionship. Therefore, after a year of being bored with Jelka, Jim starts to long for the company of silly, chatty women and begins to go to the "Three Star," which is a brothel in Monterey where he often amused himself prior to his marriage. One particular Saturday night Jim decides to go to town and is meets his local farmer who tells him he found a slaughtered calf's remains with Jim's brand upon the hide.
The gray clouds bring torrents of rain to the land. Eventually, the earth can hold no more water and the streams rise, flowing into fields, which in turn become lakes. The migrant workers helplessly watch the rising water. As the lands flood, their cars are incapacitated, and worst of all, there is no work. The workers are unable to get government relief because they have not lived in the state for a year.