While at the hotel one day Lonnie sees across the street that the gas station was being rob, taking this as an advantage Lonnie runs across the street and steals a case of alcohol planning to sell it. The next day when Lonnie goes to basketball practice he is introduced to their new coach, a drunk he meet last night who is involved with a gang. Lonnie refuses to be on the team with a drunk as a coach. Considering Lonnie was the best player on the team, his teammates wanted him to stay, so Lonnie proposes a deal with the coach, a one on one game and if the coach got to five first he would be their coach and if Lonnie got five first the drunk would leave and not be their coach, Lonnie loses. Throughout the novel Lonnie learns new things about the coach he didn't like and by the end of the novel Cal, the coach, becomes like the father he never really met.
The man killed his mother with neglect and because of that I can't watch a movie on a plane?” (5). Sedaris is clearly going haywire, because he can’t fully enjoy himself due to this “rude alcoholic”. In the end, a situational irony occurs because he could hear laughter which reminded him of his experiences. The father responded with abuse when he hears group laughter. Sedaris and his siblings were laughing because of the grandmother’s farts, but had no control once she farted again.
The neighbours appear to be ordinary folk, but most are addicts and hustlers. One, Mateo, who the girls meet one Halloween and befriends, seems to be dying of AIDS. Johnny appears to be threatened by the arrival of Mateo. A scene with Mateo and Johnny, results in Johnny leaving the table when Mateo wins a coin, meaning that he will be rich while Johnny struggles to provide for his family. Later on as Jonny passes by the girl’s room, Mateo is teaching the girls
“Why We Broke,” by Daniel Handler is a story that follows a Highschool girl name Minerva Green and the story behind her breakup with the star basketball player named Ed Slaterton. Minerva “Min” Green is a junior in highschool who is huge on old classic movies. Her and her best friend named Al both relate all their life event with movies, they share a love for cinema that really creates a strong friendship. Min had met the co-captain of the basketball team named Ed Slaterton at Al’s birthday party and claimed to show no interest in him. They are two different people from two different worlds but that is what made them so intrigued in each other.
DJ feels sick, so she declines and hangs up the phone. Later that night, Taylor breaks some bad news to DJ that Conner and Haley went to the game together, left together, and Taylor saw them kissing in the parking lot. Heartbroken, DJ breaks up with Conner the next day and quickly becomes very depressed. Luckily, her relief comes in the form of being nominated as a write in for Homecoming Queen. Needing an escort, she turns to the only nice boy she knows: Caleb the lifeguard, who graciously accepts.
Harrison Bergeron” is about the distant future. In a world where no one is better than each other. A husband and his wife are watching the TV about some dancing Ballerinas (George and Hazel Bergeron). George has some handicaps because he was smarter than his wife every 20 seconds he hears a loud noise in his head. George and Hazel make some small talk about what would happen if people break the laws and something interrupts this.
Carys liked how Don was a “bad boy.” He would tell stories of going pool hopping in neighbor’s back yards late at night after curfew, and how he once got caught streaking by a police man and danced around naked yelling, “Yeah, you like this?” Don liked Carys because she was real and honest with him. She was also quite attractive to him and shared a similar secret party lifestyle with him. Carys’s mother did not approve of their relationship and so they often snuck out to each other’s houses late at night. Carys would say she was going to her father’s house for the weekend but instead spend all weekend with Don in his room; both of them hiding that she was there from his
His elder brother take care of him after their parents death .they are the member of the greasers apart from many financial disadvantage there is another disadvantage that is threaten by socs who are the rich people of the west side . Pony and soda allow to stay under Dally's guidance . Pony boy love to watch movie and all . The story open when pony boy walking home alone after watching movie . He was stopped by the socs ( west side rich people) and they beat pony boy so badly and they threaten to kill him.
Ben Richards is a 26 years old man, who is out of luck and has no job to support his family. Meanwhile, his daughter who is 18 months old, is infected with influenza and has respiratory problems. His wife resorts to prostitution to pay the bills and buy medicine for her ill daughter. Hopeless, Ben decides to participate in one of the Network’s Games, shows where the contestant can win extra money, or die trying. He is about to become a prey
In the movie The Majestic, Peter Appleton is a young screenwriter in the 1950’s who gets Blacklisted because of his attendance at a Communist meeting. Following the strenuous news, Appleton gets in a car accident due to intoxication and wakes up with amnesia on a beach near the town of Lawson, California. The residents of Lawson mistake Appleton for missing WWII veteran, Luke Trimble. Appleton becomes well liked within the community and helps Luke’s father and high school sweetheart reopen the town theatre. Throughout the movie, people, including Peter, question the true identity and morals of “Luke”.
Sirens scream, “Nooooooo!” Laron wished it was all a dream. As Laron left home to go his friend, his mom said, “Be safe, Laron. You know a lot of violence is going to be going on around this time of the season.” Laron ignored his mother thinking she was being overprotective. As laron was picking up his friend Kobi from his house he heard sirens screaming, red and blue lights flashing he thought it wasn 't nothing maybe just something minor so laron and Kobe went to the park to play basketball and he saw a group of big head tough guys so they just went to the playground to talk to some girls.