The three men joke and laugh during this hunt, and they all seem to get along well. Until the end of the hunt when they didn’t kill a deer, Kenny became very angry. (Take this whole sentence out because it is a sentence fragment and change it to this: However, at the end of the hunt Kenny became angry when they didn’t kill a deer.) Kenny then kills an old dog out of anger it seemed. (change this whole sentence to
In order to achieve the feeling, they went ahead and befriended a bad boy; they almost raped a girl and murdered someone. As the young boys were arriving to the lake, they noticed there were symbols of danger everywhere. For example, early in the story, the narrator describes the car they drive to Greasy Lake as an old station wagon, clearly not the “ride” of a tough-guy. When the boys arrive at Greasy Lake, they see a “chopper, leaned against its kickstand” and next to it is a 57 Chevy parked on the shore (Boyle 530). Both of the vehicles are hotrods that indicate a greasy site to see.
Jacob's father hides the key to Abe's gun cabinet to keep him from hurting himself or someone else. Later one evening, Abe calls Jacob. He is distraught, certain the monsters he tells in his stories are after him. One of Jacob's friend Ricky drives him to his grandfather's house, only to find it damaged and his grandfather missing. After a brief search, Jacob finds Abe dying in the woods behind his house.
Starting with Tom Joad telling a truck driver about how he has gotten parole after killing a man. A massive drought causes the family to lose their crops and not be able to afford their land. When the bank kicks the family out of their house, they decide that they will travel to California in hopes of creating a more financial future. Unfortunately when the family started their move to California the real troubles start. In the beginning Grampa was looking forward to picking the oranges and eating them, but soon Grampa gets cold feet and the family gives him medicine that knocks him unconscious.
I feel that the human race has become too egotistical, inconsiderate, and self-centered which is what Tobias Wolff was trying to convey when writing this story. The story begins with the three friends on their hunting trip that they have regularly been going on for the past two years. Kenny and Frank are picking up Tub on the side of the road on a cold, snowy night in Spokane, Washington. The story immediately starts off with Kenny and Frank antagonizing Tub by almost running him over in an old, beat up pick-up truck that had a brick thrown through the windshield by some juvenile delinquents previously. Tub has to jump out of the way as the truck violently barrels onto the sidewalk.
The second section describes Emily’s life after her father’s death. She actually tried to deny her father’s death by keeping her father's dead body unburied. However the terrible smell make the town people crazy: “Just as they were about to resort to law and force, she broke down, and they buried her father quickly.” The third section begins with Emily’s sicking. The narrator notes that a foreman named Homer who comes from North with a crew of men to build sidewalks in Jefferson. After Emily and Homer are seen driving out on Sunday afternoons, Emily visits a druggist.
At dinner, Harrison tells Clancy that "he has no brother" when referring to Spur. Harrison organises a round-up of his cattle, but Jim is not allowed to go. While the others are gone, Harrison’s daughter Jessica asks Jim to help her break in a prize colt. The mob appears again, and Jim unsuccessfully gives chase on the valuable horse. When Harrison returns, he sends Jim to bring back 20 strays.
Chris Cross who was the lieutenant of Oregon state patrol was hired by Kadich’s police department to find out if the lost of his wife was affecting his ability to work, Jaden Lattimore who is the cousin of Ernie Jenkins, and Jo-Jo Viernes the General investigator investigating in the Garbage Arsenic is the witness of the plaintiff. Kadich caught a emotional attachment to his k-9 dog which was vey unsafe and dangerous. He cared so much for his dog that he threatened to hurt anyone who harmed his dog. Well on the night when Ernie Jenkins was killed there was a report of a distorted loud noise coming from behind a restaurant. At the same time of the distorted loud noise police officers were told to keep an eye out for the “Garbage Arsenic” who was guilty for setting fires in garbage cans at night time.
The mountains sent back his whistle and his shout, but no dog was to be seen. Rip decided to return to the scene of the last evening’s party. “If I meet any of those men,” he said to himself, “ I’ll demand my dog and gun.” As he stood up to walk, he found that his legs seemed stiffer than usual; he felt pains in his legs and his back. “ These mountain beds are not good for the health,” thought Rip. “ If this adventure puts me to bed sick, I shall hear nothing pleasant from Dame Van
Why Does the Misfit Kill? “A Good Man is hard to Find” written by Flannery O’Connor is about a family, with three kids and a grandmother, who is on driving out of town for a relaxing vacation. This family is heading towards an area where a convict named the Misfit has recently broken out of prison. This convict ends up randomly coming upon this family after a horrible car crash. By the end of the story, the Misfit ends up killing the whole family.