| Driving in First Gear | 1969/17 | At dinner, the whole family discusses Lil Bit's breast size and her Grandfather says she doesn't need college. Lil Bit gets upset and Peck consoles her. | Shifting Forward from First to Second Gear | 1970/18 | Lil Bit confides in the audience that the real reason she got kicked out of college is because she had a constant companion in her room. | You and the Reverse Gear | 1968/16 | Lil Bit and Peck are at a celebration dinner and Lil Bit gets drunk. | Vehicle Failure | 1968/16 | Peck takes Lil Bit to the car.
Dear Diary, I had the craziest day at school today. We went on a trip to some ancient Greek ruins. Even though Mr. Brunner was leading the trip it didn’t make anything better. On the way to the ruins (on the coach) Nancy Bobofit kept winding me up by throwing her rotten food at my best friend Grover. She knew I couldn’t do anything as I’m on probation, and apparently I’m on my last chance.
As Perry walks thinking to himself about what just happened a lady jumps out of her car and yells Michael’s name. It was Perry’s girlfriend from high school; she jumps on him and gives him a big hug. In one moment Perry recalls a random night that he would never have thought about if it wasn’t for him remembering the smell of her “spearmint kisses.” No words were needed to be said, all it took was his nostrils inhaling the sweet smell of her fresh breath and the memories flashed through his head. Being a paramedic, nurse, and firefighter, Perry tells some stories that are very sad and seems to put him into a lower mood. Some of the
While walking outside during the funeral procession, Mersault complains about the scorching sun and how unbearable the heat is. The sun bothers him more so than his mother’s death. Through this chapter, we begin to draw on the idea that Mersault thinks that life is meaningless and that there is no purpose for human existence. The next day, Mersault goes swimming and runs into a girl he knows named Marie. They spend the day together and go see a movie in the evening.
Details by the author show how the time period is and their fears or happiness such as with Angelou who describes everyones nervousness during the match and then their jubilation after the match by drinking coca cola like ambrosia and chocolate bars like christmas dinner. Tan shows embarrassment with details of every little thing that she felt embarrassed by such as her relatives and her father's belches. Both authors relate by describing their surroundings and feelings. C. We see the situation of the characters more to Tan than Angelou. Angelou describes more the people and how they react to the match with only reading a bit of her thoughts and feelings when Louis is losing.
Stanley enters the kitchen, slamming the door. He gives a low whistle while peering at Blanche, because he has also had some drinks that night. Stanley tells Blanche that the baby will not be born until tomorrow, and that he and Blanche will be the only two in the apartment tonight. Stanley inquires why Blanche is dressed up. She explains to him how Shep Huntleigh a former admirer of hers, sent her a telegram, inviting her to come on a cruise of the Caribbean.
In the meanwhile Thompson and his lawyer have racked up a huge room service bill and have been checking out various casinos and bars around town. When they return to the hotel Thompson’s attorney has a head full of acid which leads to him pulling a knife on Thompson. After the slight altercation Thompson tries to catch some sleep and his attorney goes back to playing the bath tub. Soon after his attorney became paranoid about being in Vegas and got on a plane to Los Angeles leaving Thompson alone. After remaining in Las Vegas for some time Thompson becomes increasingly paranoid about being arrested and his room service bill so he decides to head back to Las Angeles as well.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding Ashley Pinksy Azusa Pacific University GLBL 210 Global Studies C. Renaldo June 18, 2008 The film I watched on Sunday, June 17, 2008 is named My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Toula is 30 years old and is the main character. She lives with her parents, works in her family’s restaurant, and is single. Her father, Gus wants her to get married to a nice Greek boy, cook for her family, and have Greek babies because that is what Greek women are raised to do. However, Toula wanted more to life.
The choosing of a husband is Bessie biggest conflict with her father. Reb Smolinsky, her father, commented several times as to how she is too old for anyone to want to marry and will end up an old maid. Her father chooses a husband who is much older than she and whom she has no interest. Bessie pleads for her father not to do this and angrily he shouts, “So this is the thanks for all I’ve done for you? This is how you thank me for getting you a man when you’re such a dried-up old maid that no one want to give a look on you.” Giving in to the demands of her father, Bessie marries Zalmon, the fish market owner, and raises his children.
When Monna finds out that her son is severely sick she asked him what is the one thing that would make him feel better. His request was the falcon that he has played with over the summer with Federigo. Monna Giovanna felt guilty asking Federigo for the falcon because she knew he would give it to her. She went to his house in the morning for breakfast and he had nothing to offer