The Greasy Lake Summary

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The Greasy Lake Story In the short story “Greasy Lake” written by an American Novelist most known by T. C. Boyle is a sensational and a thriller story. Greasy Lake is a story of three young nineteen year old substandard and bad boys, the narrator of the story and his two friends Digby and Jeff. Boyle describes their "Bad Boy" behavior: “we wore torn-up leather jackets, slouched around with toothpicks in our mouths, sniffed glue and ether…” (170). Boyle descriptions explains how and what a bad boy could look like that causes a lot of trouble. The plot summary of the story starts off by a little hangout lake called Greasy Lake where they can do whatever they want as they are pleased; watch a girl strip off her clothes, drink beer, smoke pot, and howl at the stars. The term plot summary means a description of the story or novel. As the boys are out 2am in the morning, they decided to go to Greasy Lake to have some fun but they encounter something they would not expected it to be. The exposition of the story is when the three boys are cruising around the streets late at night with the narrator’s mother’s car since they were bored and had nothing else to do. An exposition is a comprehensive description and/or explanation of an idea or theory of a story. While they were cruising, they threw eggs at hitchhikers for fun, that should show how bad of these teenagers are. Driving alongside the road, they drive into the road that leads to the lake and saw a mint, metallic blue ‘57 Chevy parked in the dirt lot. They thought the Chevy was their friend Tony Levett’s car so they thought it would be funny to hit the back bumper of the blue Chevy while Tony is making love to his girlfriend in the car. They started hitting the horn and blinking their bright lights then got out of the car. As they got out of the car, the narrator lost grip of the keys to the car and could not

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