Reillen Called The Cricket John Analysis

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In the beginning, John talks about how at Franklin High School he was the bathroom bomber. John is famous for his proficiency with the “fruit roll,” which is on Wednesdays when the lunch gives away old apples, and they roll them when John gives the signal. This only occurs with substitute teachers though. John then later states that he has given up all that stuff. Additionally, he explains that Lorraine doesn’t want him cursing, so instead of writing it out he will just write @#$%. After that, he explains why Miss Reillen is called the “Cricket.” Furthermore, Lorraine says he is “extremely handsome” and therefore the reason he has been sent to a reform school yet. Lorraine specifically tries to convince John to stop drinking with books and
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