They were drowning you, Pony. They might have killed you” (p. 57). Johnny had no choice because the Socs were drunk and Pony was at the point of almost dying. Following this, when Johnny took out his switchblade and killed Bob, blood was everywhere. For instance, “I killed him,” he said slowly.
They found bus boy Virgil Roach sprawled on a bunk in the cabin, evidently drunk, with Bozeman on the floor and another man, James O’Keefe also highly intoxicated, exiting the cabin. Dan O’Conner, a former St. Louis policeman and a bouncer on the ship, told officers that when he investigated he thought Bozeman had passed out from too much drink and he dragged him to the deck for fresh air. When he discovered that Bozeman had been shot, O’Conner left him on the deck to summon medical aid from shore, unaware that W. E. Conner and Robert Millett had already done
One of the men suspected in the murder of La Romain teenager Mickel Thomas was identified in Sunday night 's shooting in which another teenager from the community was injured. Investigators said yesterday, that the shooter who was identified as "Sweet Man," is the step son of a reputed drug dealer known as “Lion.” They believe Lion put out a hit on Thomas’ life following a dispute he had with Sweet Man, early last month. A report stated that around 9.30 pm Sunday, Keenan Boyce, 19, was driving a vehicle along the Southern Main Road, La Romain with his friend Wendell Moze, 19. On reaching George Street intersection, they observed Sweet Man and another man standing on the corner. Both men pulled out firearms and opened fire on the car, hitting Boyce in the left shoulder.
One day while Doodle and his family were eating a bird from Brazil fell into their lawn and died. Doodle felt obliged to bury said bird, Which was found out to be the Scarlet Ibis. After that event, Doodle and his brother were in the forest at the start of a storm, and Doodles ended up dying from the storm. His brother then regretted for pushing him so hard
Soon after the narrator and his friends get involved in a violent fight, striking the big greasy guy with a tire iron, which caused the guy to fall to the ground unconscious. His spontaneous actions caused him to run into Greasy Lake when he heard a group of cars heading their way. As the narrator is hiding in Greasy Lake he comes across the dead body of Al, a missing biker. It is at this specific point in the story that the narrator has a moment of enlightenment when he says, "My car was wrecked; he was dead (Boyle 534)." Seeing the dead body floating in the lake, the narrator came to conclusion that being "bad" may result in death and that he one day could end up dead, floating in a lake somewhere.
McMurphy holds a party full of alcohol mixed cough syrup, “Artificial flavor, coloring, citric acid..seventy percent inert materials..and twenty per cent alcohol”(252) and the two prostitutes Candy and Sandy. In the morning Nurse Ratched catches them and Billy Bibbit blames McMurphy and claims it was all his idea, “And M-M-McMurphy..they teased me, called me things”(264). The party and Billy’s betrayal is an allusion to Christ’s last supper and shortly after like the party Juda betrayal to Christ. Billy ends up killing himself after the betrayal just like Judas after the realization of what they did. These betrayal set in motion both their deaths and ultimately their legacy after death.
To start off the series of murders, Anthony Marston, a wealthy and attractive man, was murdered due to what appeared to be cyanide poisoning. The text states, “He picked up his drink and drank it off a gulp. Too quickly, perhaps. He choked-choked badly. His face contorted, turned purple.
The butler was willing to destroy his health for money, which is ridiculous. In the novel Fitzgerald writes about Nick’s first encounter with one of Gatsby crazy parties. During the party, there is a man who gets into his very expensive car after drinking who is now drunk after the effects of alcohol. Which during that time were not allowed because the setting was in the prohibition age. Ones he finally got in his car after stumbling after every step he drove for three seconds until he crashed.
In the song, The Road Goes on Forever, Sonny is content to die for a woman he barely knew. According to the song, Sonny was an elder lonely man who is going into the navy, but could not pass the test. Consequently, he sells drugs and hung at the only joint where Sherry works. When Sherry is assaulted by a drunk person, Sonny arose to her rescue, she ran after him as he was leaving the place. Both jumped into his pickup truck, parting the small town to Florida.
Towards the end of the story, Candy, George, and Lennie gather up enough money to afford a farm, but as the last section of the last chapter unfolds, the reader learns that Lennie has to be killed for murdering Candy’s wife, which in turn ruins the dreams of not only George and Candy, bt Lennie as well. As chapter 6, page 106 entails, “ He pulled the trigger. The crash from the shot rolled up the hills and down again. Lennie jarred, and then settled slowly forward to the sand, and he lay without quivering.” When George fires this shot, he knows he ruined Lennies dreams. One final example of broken dreams in the book, Of Mice and Men, is Candys dream of belonging to a community that cared for him.