Character Analysis: The Station Wagon

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The Station Wagon The Station Wagon is really a disguised alien being. The station wagon itself is non-descript and is an indeterminable make. The wagon was white, however it is covered in mud both inside and out, even though it has not rained in New England for over a week. When Doug pulled up behind it he realized that the car had no license plates. He then saw “awfully big” palm prints with “finger-marks…as narrow as pencils” (S. King). The station wagon killed Doug, Clayton, Julianne Vernon, and Johnny and Carla Lussier, but left Julianne’s horse and Johnny and Carla’s children alive. Pete would use his magnifying glass to burn it. This would cause the wagon to give off an inhuman sound before disappearing into the sky as it started to…show more content…
It is due to her training of how to behave in an emergency situation that allows Rachel to remain calm in the situation. This enables her to keep both herself and Blake safe. • Little Red Riding Hood (“Riddle Red Ring Hoop”) which is how Blake Lussier refers to her. According to Blake the “big bad woof” ate her (S. King). In the story the station wagon is the wolf, as they both disguise their true nature’s behind masks of benevolence and being non-descript. Both the wolf and the car failed in their attempts to look unassuming. This is because the wolf still had his big nose, teeth and fur, while the car was covered with mud when it had not been raining for the past week. • The X-Files, Dana Scully and Fox Mulder were mentioned by Golding. This was because he saw things that were strange abandoned cars, horse, and kids. Along with a wedding ring and a phone lying beside a care that seemed to be caked with mud in and out. Then there were two young children telling him how the car ate their parents. He had no concrete proof at this point that something had happened, but it was looking as though that was the…show more content…
This is because despite the traveler being a Jew and the “enemy” of the traveler, the traveler is the person who provided him with aid. The Levite and the Priest both of whom were supposedly Godly men passed the injured traveler. This is ironic because Doug sees himself as the Good Samaritan, but he does not take in account that traveler who is seemingly in need could actually be the real danger. So while he has always seen the parable as a story telling him that he should help those who are in need. He discovered at the end that he should probably have been more like the Levite and the

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