The struggle they face at Devon in the summer of 1942 force them to grow up and lose the innocence of their youth. Gene states “I couldn’t help envying him that a little, which was perfectly normal.” (Knowles 25) Each turn of the page takes you deeper into Gene’s world from when he bent the branch while Finny was jumping off the tree into the river, to the fall of Finny down the marble steps. Each of these tragic events limits the athletic ability of Finny. The story draws you in like a kid to a candy bar and you feel Gene’s agony as he realizes his jealousy of Finny is unfounded. The author shows Gene’s growth throughout the novel as he tells Finny that he is the one who shook the branch and pushed him out of the tree and caused his leg to break.
Charlie stresses that just having satisfied customers isn’t good enough anymore, and that the key to a successful business is to create raving fans. Differentiate and soar above the competition. Throughout the book, Charlie teaches The Area Manager what the three magic secrets of creating raving fans are by taking him to different business’s that have successfully applied the secrets. The Area Manager is taken to a department store, grocery store, manufacturing plant and a gas station where he learns from his Fairy Godmother and the store managers the ways and secrets to creating raving, spending fans. The main points within the book are the three secrets to creating raving fans.
“Mama: What you been doing for these three days, son?” (105) Walter replied by telling her he spent his work time just driving, roaming the streets of their small are, and drinking at the Green Hat. (105) Also, after Walter was finally given another chance to prove himself a man, he disobeyed his mother. Lena told him that he could have a share of the money, if he put a small some into a safe bank account for his sister Beneatha. (106) Instead of doing so, Walter poured every single cent of the money into the hands of another man. Karma came back to bite him for his Selfish actions.
Josh a worker at BioGen has to pick his brother, Adam, up from the courthouse. When rushing out of the lab he takes a container of a retrovirus that contained BioGen’s maturity gene. This gene, they felt, could lead to a cure for Alzheimer’s and be worth a lot of money. After Josh picks up his brother he has to stop at a gas station. While he is refueling the car his brother opens the container and breathes in the retrovirus.
This brings conflict into the story, Lyman struggles to awaken his brothers old self by trashing their beloved red convertible in an attempt to get his brother Henry to return to his normal self. In the story, the material is not exactly arranged in chronological order. The main protagonist has a number of flashbacks within the short story. These flashbacks serve as a reflection and sheds some light on Lyman's and his brothers experiences, closeness, and attitudes. The effect that is achieved through this organization of the plot is that it grants the readers and insight into the actions, personalities, and emotions of each of the bothers.
Elia Kazan’s ‘On the Waterfront’, is a story of Terry Malloy’s ultimate journey of fulfilling his dreams on becoming a contender and becoming a man from a ‘bum’. Two of the most influential people, Father Barry and Edie Doyle constantly remind Terry to listen to his conscience. ‘On the Waterfront’ takes the audience on a journey through terry’s life, which gives them an insight into his life and dilemmas which he faces along the way. Terry’s redemption took time and was aided by the support of others. When Johnny Friendly’s gang murders his brother Charlie, Terry realizes the union corruption makes the decision to go against the union and make them pay, now that he’s felt the pain personally.
When Victor and Thomas come to the trailer where people find Victor’s father, the first thing comes to Victor’s mind is there might be something valuable in there and where his father’ money is. Moreover, Thomas saves Victor’s life in the past by rescuing him from thousands of wasps. It is unbelievable that Victor goes to his old job to ask for money for his personal problem; even after the tribal council tries to explain that they are having the difficulties in finance and the fund providing against similar situations is just used to bring trial members’ bodies, Victor still insists to have some money. Moreover, it is no doubt that Victor cares so much about the possession which his father may leave for him that
Like when he followed the drug dealer: Skoda’s car without hesitation, and trying to hook Skoda’s place over to the police station by himself with a giant crane that he had never used in his life. The mysterious, creepy and grand setting of Point Blanc also helped to create tension and curiosity in the audience. It showed us what area Alex was surrounded by and leads us to think and guess what the case was while reading. Questions would be popping into our heads constantly as we read on. Why were there two floors with identical furniture and rooms at the school?
Double Indemnity, a novel by James M. Cain, tells the story of Walter Huff, an average man and experienced insurance salesman who finds his way into a dangerous and risky string of events when the focus of his ordinary house call is unexpectedly diverted. Unable to avoid the seduction of Phyllis Nirdlinger, the client’s wife, Walter indulges himself in plotting the murder of Mr. Nirdlinger enticed by greed and love. In literature, characterization allows readers to empathize with the protagonist and secondary characters, and thus feel that what is happening to these people in the story is vicariously happening to them. It gives credibility or the impression of living reality. Characterization moves the story along by putting fascinating characters
After finding Pete’s cousin, Washington Hogwallop, having a place to stay and later getting caught by the sheriff the three men are saved by Hogwallop’s son. They take the car and make it to the crossroads. The crossroads represent a place where a life altering decision is to be made. After Pete and Delmar go through the baptism process they think they are going to be good people so when they see Tommy, a random person standing on the crossroads, they give him a ride. Tommy tells them that he sold his soul to the devil and from there the men know that they are making a mistake and something bad is going to happen.