The embrace reveals Candy’s chsnign attidutde toward the sutbborness or strgnth of her past character, since she is emotionally telling hjer boyfriend, Lou Dimes, she is ready to begin a new life with him, somewhat diustat formthe events that transpired in the novel. Ultimately, in the novel Candy beings to realize that she may have faults. This is paramount for the novel giving insight to the prospect of racial reltions in Amwerica, since Candy’s character symbolizes white America and its usual
In this novel, the idea of male companionship is paramount in each character’s life, except Curly, who uses his wife in place of a male companion. Being one of the two unnamed characters in the novel, Curley’s wife proves to serve as a mere alternative to loneliness in his life. Comparatively, Candy’s ownership of his dog represents an alternative to loneliness. When the dog’s depleting health compels the workers on the ranch to shoot it, Candy assumes a weak pathos approach to persuading the ranchers otherwise, stating, “‘Well—hell! I had him so long.
Had him since he was a pup” (42). From this scene, Candy claims that he could not live without his dog because he had him since he was a little puppy. He had shared a tight bond, and hence became depressed and frustrated
18 Gunfire broke out, lucifer killed 10 guards and injured 35. When he got to the road, he looked at his arm and realized that he had been shot in the arm. Lucifer looked over at the road and saw a sewer. He dropped his gun and lifted the sewer cap open. Right when he bent over a guard came over to him and shot him in the back with a Taser.
Like in the beginning of the book when they brought Jennifer Thompson in to see if she could identify the person that raped her she pick all of the clues that lead to Ronald Cotton and once she was dead set on him being the person that raped her, she did everything in her power to make sure that he was put in jail. Because in the book she said “Put a man in a cage with beasts and throw away the key, its usually not very long before the man is a beast himself”. Even when Ronald Cotton was in court and brought that guy that looked just like the picture that Jennifer Thompson drew, but had similar characteristics to Cotton. But since she was dead set on Ronald Cotton being the guy that raped her, she was oblivious to the fact that the other guy was the one who raped her
Candy's representation of his feelings show that he is lonely. Candy talks about how he knows his is going to get fired soon because he knows that he is old and useless (Steinbeck 60). This example shows that Candy knows that he is different from everyone else and that he knows people think he is useless. He shows he is very lonely and needs companionship
This strain is not just emotional but also bleeds into the physical realm when Fowler becomes impotent, “She was holding him, wanting him, and he wished he could make love with her but he could not” (Dubus 1136). In an effort to fix a wrong doing against his family Fowler has exacerbated the situation. The killings in the short story, “Killings”, are murders. There is not justification for murder. The killings therefore are not justified.
This example suggests that he has done the same thing his whole life and has now decided to try something new. With the guys so willing to shoot his dog because he was old, Candy fears they would do the same thing to him. On page 45, Carlson says “I wisht somebody’d shoot me if I got old an’ a cripple.” This quote shows us that Carlson believes people are only good to an extent, and Candy fears he has come to that extent. In this book, Candy and his dog foreshadow the ending, as the characters prove to us that the dog is weighing down
Furthermore she falsely accuses Brody of killing Arthur Geiger. She utilizes this accusation to frame Brody but also as counter blackmail for how he blackmailed her. She is trying to get back at him and demonstrate her power, showing that she can do the same back to him. Using the gun and the false accusation she is trying to use violence as a means of attaining
In the back of Candy’s mind, he knew it was the right thing to do and with all of the pressure the decision became clear. Candy did not want to talk to any of the other men in the bunkhouse after he agreed to let Carlson shoot his dog, so he went straight to bed. Candy had instant regret that he let Carlson kill his dog, not because he was shot but because he did not do it himself. Part of companionship is being there for your partner until the