Madge accuses Beth of shoplifting, but in reality Beth hasn’t stolen anything. Beth begins to feel hopeless as she is escorted to the main security office within the store. When a police officer arrives to the store, Beth is put into custody and sits in the back of the officer’s squad car. Beth is able to convince the police officer to take her into the store to prove she is innocent. Once Hannah tells the police officer what “really” happened, Beth is let off the hook and she is proven to be innocent.
Have you ever come face to face with a huge great white shark? I bet you haven’t! In the short story, The Truth about Sharks by Joan Bauer. Beth is falsely accused for stealing a pair of jeans when she was really just trying to find an outfit for her Uncle Al’s birthday party.She starts as a nervous girl trying to prove herself innocent. However, in the end, Beth stands up for her rights and demands an apology from the security guard and the owner of the store.
The defendant is observed in Walmart at the self-checkout using the victim 's credit cards. The defendant stated " I stole the guy 's phone case at McDonald 's when his back was turned." The defendant further advised " the case had a the cell phone and the two credit cards in it. The defendant stated that she was "high" and I wanted to buy stuff to trade for drugs to get high. ' The defendant completed a voluntary statement form in which she admits to the theft of the cell phone, and the fraudulent use of the credit cards.
Lobsters caged in the Noonan’s restaurant symbolizes Stacy’s struggle with the intense feelings of fear and being trapped. As she tries to describe what the life of lobsters in the tank, she realizes she feels captive. She thinks about lobsters and their view of world around them: “It probably looks like an alien planet out here…so you don’t even know what the story’s a bout, who’s the good guy and who’s the bad guy…Or maybe, instead of an actual place or thing, to a lobster it looks only an idea out here. That scared her.” (Banks 23-34). In this description, Stacy not only analyze the life of lobsters in the tank, she emphasis how she perceives herself.
Marion a real estate secretary is on the run after stealing $40,000 from her boss. She steals the money because she wants to get married to her boyfriend Sam but since they can’t afford to, Marion decides to steal money that her boss gave her to deposit in the bank. Her run away to California(where her boyfriend lives) is interrupted by a heavy rainstorm.She stops for the night at the Bates Motel and meets the motel owner Norman Bates. He invites her for dinner.While in her room she hears Norman 's mom yell at him for wanting to bring a girl into the house. Instead they eat in Norman 's office.There she sees Normans bird taxidermies.
The title, “The Truth About Sharks”, makes a connection between little fish and sharks with Beth and Madge. Beth, just a teenager, is faced against Madge, who is the “stocky, stern” security guard at Mitchell Gail’s. This symbolism shows Beth as the little fish who usually doesn’t stand up for herself and Madge as the shark, who is intimidating and strong. Bauer creates this connection with the title, which the reader begins to realize when Madge accuses Beth of stealing. Another connection Bauer makes with symbolism in this short story is the symbol of the black pants that Beth is looking for.
The painter, rather than letting the composer inside her house, tells him—after it is implied that they are about to have sex—that she “[has] had a double mastectomy.” It is strange that she stops him at the door, instead of explaining while they are in the bed or at least inside her house, which could mean that other men were appalled by her not having any breast. He rejects her and the next morning on her door step he receives a “small blue bowl,” and inside of it there are “rose petals … on top” while the remainder of the bowl is filled with “dead bees.” This bowl serves as the primary symbol within Haas’ work and represents both the shallowness of the composer, and also likely how behind outward appearances, or what the world can see, there is ugliness in all of us whether physical or within our
For example, the police are responding to a residential burglary when they see an individual with a backpack coming from the direction of the residence. When the individual sees the police, he drops the backpack, which opens to reveal glass cutters, a crowbar, and a screwdriver. The individual proceeds to run. The police have probable cause to arrest him because the tools in the individual’s presence correlate to tools used for gaining entrance in a burglary (the tools are also in plain view), the individual was near the area where a burglary had taken place, and the individual ran away from police. 2.
Due to this, Sylvia may suffer a fall in her life, such as the quotation, “pride comes before Destruction” suggests. The story does not have a clear end and readers can predict any possibilities. One main prediction is Sylvia turning into a thief in the future. Sylvia isn’t new to the act of stealing as she “terrorized the West Indian kids and [took] their hair ribbons and their money too” (Bambara 1). Also greedy for money, she did not give a tip to the taxi driver as Miss Moore instructs.
Anyways it was the day of prom and my sixth grade self was trying to look fabulous for Zach and his almost as cute younger brother Josh. As I get out of the shower I thought I’d walk out and get some advice from my mom and sister on what to wear. WHat I found though was the entire GRant family sitting on my couch staring at me in my towel. I could feel the heat rushing up my face slowly burning the reddest color into my cheeks and for a brief minute I must have resembled a deer in headlights because I just stood there shocked at the sight of them.
In December, 2014, the actual day McClain left the University Hospital, the threatening / harassing phone calls began. She said the phone threats were accompanied by McClain physically following her. One evening while her daughter was cheerleading at Hickman High School McClain showed up and began staring at her daughter, then back at Brandy. She was so scared that she had to get an escort from the facility after the game because McClain was hanging around gymnasium. Another event occurred while she was shopping at Wal-Mart.
He missed the five o’clock train and already knows he will be in trouble with his boss. His mother knocked on his door and warned him he was going to be late for work and needs to hurry in order to make the next train. Gregor does not want to rush to the train station so he decides to stay in bed. A little after seven in the morning, Gregor’s manager showed up to the family’s apartment and questioned why Gregor missed the early train for work. Gregor’s mother tried to justify her son being late for work because he is sick due to being a workaholic.
Mary Warren is a 18 year old young lady who works for the Proctors. When John Proctor 's house was being searched for any evidence of witchcraft, the officials found a poppet with a needle pierced into it. After the poppet was found, John 's wife, Elizabeth is arrested and bid her sons farewells. After Elizabeth was arrested, John was not willing to stand by and wait for the courts to make the right
He arrives to his apartment and tells his mom what happened to him, Richard was surprised to the responce his mom gave him. The mom 's responce was giving Richard a stick, telling him to not come home until he brings food, and kicks him out the apartment. Richard goes food shopping again after he finishes
Aguirre left and Lopez called the police to describe the man. As she was on the phone with a dispatcher, the man came back into the store and robbed her. The second witness, Kevan Baker, pulled into the station and heard bangs on the station’s window and saw a man struggling with a woman. As Baker approached the gas station, the murderer threatened him and took off. When police searched the area, they found De Luna not far from the station.