I immediately felt guilty afterwards and prayed hard for Allah 's forgiveness. I arrived home to find Abu sleeping. In the morning, he asked him where I had been all night. I lied and said I slept in the university library as I often frequented the place. He showed no signs of suspicion.
As he is sitting there a waitress bumps into a table, taking his attention away from his work ,and towards a pretty woman as they share a smile. A few moments later, she goes to his table to take his order, and when he is all done, he takes the ticket that she wrote his order ;challenging her to remember it without the ticket. This first image sets up the main characters in the plot by expressing love interest. When Alma (the waitress) returns with the mans (Reynolds Woodcocks) meal, he asks her out to dinner where she obviously says yes. At this point the catalyst, the thing that puts the plot in motion, is set.
He worked at a cash register at a small suburban towns store about 5 minutes away from the beach, right in the middle of town. “ In walks these three girls in nothing but bathing suits ” ( Updike 1013 ). One is the obvious leader ( Sammy mentally nicknames her Queenie ) because she is the leader/queen of her two friends that just seem to follow her around and stand in her shadow. They came into the store, looked around, went and asked Mcmahon at the meat counter something, got the item they needed and then came up to purchase the one item. That one item her mom requested her to get was Kingfish Fancy Herring snacks in pure sour cream.
Major Morris finishes his story, and leaves, in the film, the son comes back down from his room and jokes about making wishes with the paw. Mr White makes his first wish and is spooked after he thinks the paw moves. His son looks at him like he made it up and jokes “"I expect you'll find the cash tied up in a big bag in the middle of your bed," said Herbert, as he bade them good-night, "and something horrible squatting up on top of the wardrobe watching you as you pocket your ill-gotten gains."” (Jacobs _). But in the film the son then goes to bed.
Wait a moment, let me back the story up a little ways. It was Tuesday the tenth of March, and I was in my tiny bedroom with my eldest brother Clarence, my smallest brother Henry, my eldest, and only sister Ella Mary, and lastly me, Mabel. My throat was irritating me, and had I been sick this day. My siblings did not want to be around me incase it is a dreadful virus. So I was sleeping on the ground.
As Jing-mei readies herself to become a member of the Joy Luck Club, she recalls that her mother had been scheduled to host the meeting that Jing-mei is about to attend. Because Lindo Jong had served red bean soup at a previous club dinner, Suyuan, in the spirit of the culinary rivalry between the club members had intended to prepare black sesame-seed soup for the club members. Although the club’s purpose is to play mah-jong and to discuss the group’s investments, the activity at the center of club meetings is eating, communal dining accompanied by storytelling and good-natured arguing. When at the end of the novel, Jing-mei finally visits the country of her mother’s birth; another symbolic meal brings her father’s family together. For their first meal together, Jing-mei, her father and his ancient aunt and her family dine on hamburgers, French fries and apple pie with ice cream.
Ponyboy, Dally, and Johnny were sitting in a drive-in movie theaters next to some Socs girls. Dally started to tease the girls, especially Cherry. No one ever stood up to Dally because he was the toughest guy in the gang, but quiet little Johnny reached his hand over to him and said “Leave her alone, Dally.” After being told again,
I am not the party type and would rather stay curled up on the couch watching a good movie at home. This year I told myself that I would try to exercise the act of resocialization and live a little bit by going to my friend’s homecomings at their schools. Resocialization as defined in our text, Sociology,
We played video games and watched movies until midnight, when we went to sleep. He slept downstairs on the couch by himself. When I awoke in the morning and went downstairs, he was gone. I looked around to see if he was somewhere around the house or outside, and then I made sure that nothing was stolen from my house. The search resulted in no Waldo, and one of my dogs was missing.
In S.E Hinton's book The Outsiders, If there wasn’t a difference moneywise between the greasers and the socs they might be friends. Money separated the socs are higher class and are treated differently. For example, if Bob and Johnny were friends then Bob might not be dead as well as Johnny and Dally. Because then there wouldn’t be a reason for Ponyboy and Johnny to run away. So that would save at least three lives just with a change in money.
The Outsiders, a novel by S.E. Hinton, may be an old book, but it still could teach many of us a lesson or two. The story has many unique themes, as there are several conflicts in the story. A theme is basically the underlying message of a book. The themes portrayed in this story include “Things are rough all over”, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”, and “True friendship can survive anything.” Ever felt like that kid gets all the good breaks, like nothing ever goes wrong for him or her?
Ponyboy and Johnny meet up with Dally and go to the Nightly Double drive-in theatre. Once inside, they sit in the chairs by the concession stand, where they meet up with two female Socs. Cherry, Valance, and Marcia have left their boyfriends here at the drive-in because the boy's want to drink and the two girls do not. The girls are the target of Dally's nasty and rude comments, but he buys them sodas to "cool them off." Cherry throws her soda into Dally's face and the situation is tense until Johnny steps in to defend her.