The book begins with PonyBoy getting out of a movie and he proceeds to run into some Socs. He then gets beaten up and gets a switchblade put to his throat. The Soc group beats him up and threatens his life but some of his gang save him. The next day PonyBoy and Johnny go to the drive in movies with Dally. When the boys arrive at the movie, they spot two girls and decide to sit right behind them.
A powerful scene that portrays how the circumstances the boys face continues to trap them in their neighborhood is when Manu discovers that his brother is a drug addict. Manu is a character who has gone out of his way to try to do good and earn money by getting a job delivering pizza. He lies in order to get the job because the position requires a scooter which he does not have. He runs all over town and takes public transportation in order to make his deliveries. On one of those deliveries, he sees his father come onto the bus and then get off at an unusual stop.
Finding that Brother Jack is taking the narrator to a party, the narrator gets back a little drunk and decides to pay Mary the rent and leave to find a new apartment. Within time, the narrator was running through the streets of Harlem when he was shot in the Knick of his head, from a bullet that was attempting to reach two men robbing a safe. After being hit, a kind man stops the main character to check his head. After moments, the narrator runs from the incident and falls into a man hole, beginning to fall asleep, waking up to becoming invisible. In conclusion, the main character had a very interesting life, fulfilled with many adventures.
Craig a young black man in his early twenties lives at home with his parents is determined to leave the ghetto but there 's just some things holding him back. Smokey his best friend who is the same age and also black is a weed dealer that would rather smoke his own product rather than sell it and that leads to him and Craig in danger. This film represents neighborhood change, violence & transformation, and a local hero. I chose this film one it is one of my favorite movies, also because it is a gem to the black community, and lastly it relates to blacks who live in the ghetto and who have gone through the same struggle as Craig and Smokey but with a humorous and heroic twist. American culture can be expressed in different ways and for this movie is displays the culture of the ghetto.
109 Days Before: Colonel and Pudge attend the first basketball game, where Kevin, one of the weekday warriors offers them a truce. They decline his offer and The Colonel tells pudge about how he gets kicked out of every basketball game. 122 Days Before: The Colonel introduces Miles to his girlfriend, Sara and he learns about the friction between the two. 108 Days
His brother is low on money, and he is going to try to get some extra cash by most likely pawning the stolen tv. He says she watches it too much as an excuse. A few lines down he says, “Can’t take the train to the job, there’s a strike at the station”. Before this song was recorded, the most famous city transit strike took place in New York City. Right after that he mentions, “Neon King Kong on my back”.
The effect of this ordeal seems to have taken a toll on Hogarth since he does not talk about it in his plates. Change here is seen when his character, Tom, finds himself in a similar situation. This happens after he loses his new fortune after his affair with the rich woman’s house cleaner is discovered. Tom goes to plead for help in the gambling club where he found himself in problems as the club caught fire. He is taken to the same prison that Hogarth father was detained.
They get into the car and arrive in a dark alley. Eric tells them he is scared of getting busted because of the accident on the freeway and he doesn’t know who to trust. Unsuspecting of their identity he recites them as his security for a drug trade that is going to happen the night of prom. At prom Schmit finds Molly intoxicated with HFS. He tells her se needs to leave and he reveals his true identity to her.
Frost makes extensive use of using idioms. “Day was all but done,” is an idiom showing us that he was never done working after a day, because a day is never just done. An idiom is used when the boy calls it a day, meaning he’s done working for the day. The title “Out-Out-” shows the boys wants out of misery from working so hard. It shows the readers that he wants out immediately.
When he visited the gay bars often had to offer the boys or men money to lure them to his apartment (Schwartz,1992). As stated in Ewing (2006), in November, Dahmer committed his second murder, but Dahmer never recalled how the man died, just that carried the body in a suitcase to his grandmother’s house. At the house he told authorities he masturbated on the body, skinned and dismembered it and threw the remains of the body in the trash. Dahmer’s killing spree would rapidly escalated nearly two months after the second homicide and would last for about three and half years before the police would finally catch him (Ewing,2006). According to Schwartz (1992), later in Dahmer’s confession he said, “he killed his victims to prevent them from leaving”.
Jack noticed that Tommy was occupied with his friends so he slipped a beer into his koozie, thinking that Tommy would not notice. Tommy got up from playing games to shut the windows in his apartment and at that moment noticed that there was a silver edge sticking out of Jack’s koozie, instead of the maroon color of Dr. Pepper. Tommy immediately demanded that Jack pour the beer out by the time he was done shutting the windows. After Tommy shut all of the windows, he was then distracted because he immediately had to use the restroom. By the time Tommy was done using the restroom, Jack was being cited by IV foot patrol for minor in consumption.
Harlan was a center on the Lakers 12-and under basketball team. After 1 game, when Harlan missed 2 free throws that almost cost his team the game against the Bulls, their rivals, he felt that he was a bad center. His next game he let the other center beat up all over him in the paint and they again almost lost because of Harlan, but won again because of Miles and Jackie, the 2 guards. After those games Harlan wanted to quit, but Miles and Jackie didn 't let him. Miles and Jackie went to the park with Harlan to help him improve his game.
as the novel ended Rowdy and junior face each other in a tough basketball game Reardan high wins with a breeze Juniors sister and grandma both pass away soon after the game his grandma was hit my a drunk driver his sister left on a hot pan and a curtain was blown in which caused the trailer to set on fire and they didn 't wake up because where drunk. This caused Junior and Rowdy to see that they needed each other in order to survive so once again they became best friends. This novel is so realistic everything from living on a reservation to having family pass away is things you would see in our everyday atmosphere. This is why the book compares to no other novel I 've ever read. It 's so funny and realistic, but it can teach you a valuable
Not to long after the previous year Eddie had got into trouble with the law again. He had purposely run his car into another parked car. “This came shortly after a stop-off at a nearby convenience store where a security video tape caught Griffin professing his intoxication”. These acts that Eddie Griffin did participate in clearly shows that he has an alcohol abuse problem. Where the depression hits are where his 34-year-old half brother and father figure suddenly died from a heart attack right before he was drafted to the National Basketball
Wes and his friend, Shea, were arrested by the police for the graffiti. The police officers decided to give Wes and Shea a second chance after Wes cry because he didn’t want to disappoint his mother. The Other Wes was jealous about his brother Tony about his drug operation that he decide to started selling drugs and the money he receive would buy all the clothes he wanted. Tony was suspecting about Wes being a DJ. In the book The Other Wes Moore One name, Two fates the author said, “Tony has now spend over a decade dealing drugs and knew how much money could be made in the game” He didn’t think about the consequences and how was going to affect his mother.