Tod’s movement into the police car parallels his transformation to laziness in Los Angeles. When the National Films talent scout carries him off to Hollywood to learn set and costume design, Tod disregards the unusual fact that he is “hired by telegram” rather than in person (60). This provides a clue early in the novel into the indolent nature of Los Angeles that will eventually cause his own laziness. Even after only three months of living in Hollywood, ... ... middle of paper ... ... artistic vision and the disorganization relating to the Hollywood mob. Ultimately, Tod can no longer recuperate from the brutal crowd and the cacophonous sound of the siren.
Cohn has become restless of late, and he comes to Jake’s office one afternoon to try to convince Jake to go with him to South America. Jake refuses, and he takes pains to get rid of Cohn. That night at a dance club, Jake runs into Lady Brett Ashley, a divorced socialite and the love of Jake’s life. Brett is a free-spirited and independent woman, but she can be very selfish at times. She and Jake met in England during World War I, when Brett treated Jake for a war wound.
In the story A Wagner Matinee there is a man, Clark, who lives in Boston who receives word from his Aunt Georgiana who is coming to visit from Nebraska to settle an estate. When his aunt, Georgiana, had been younger she had been a very talented music teacher and she had been the one you introduced him to Shakespeare, the music that she played on her small parlor organ, and classic mythology. When she left she had to give up music and that is one thing that she despised. “It never really dies, then the soul? It withers to the outward eye only.” Georgiana then met a man and they proceeded to move out to Nebraska and he lost contact with her.
Tired after a long night’s drive, she pulls off the main highway and into the Bates Motel. Bates, a shy, reserved young man whose life is dominated by his worthless mother, welcomes Crane to the hotel. Psycho uses the split personalities of two distinctive characters combined into one male figure. Throughout the film viewers are led to believe that Bates lives with his mother in the house across from the motel. Later in the film, after Crane is killed during her stay at the Bates Motel, Bates’s mother is first suspected as the murderer.
Waiting to meet with Leo, Bob becomes familiar with the owners of the diner who happen to hate Leo Marvin for stealing their dream home. The envious couple takes Bob to Leo's home and he arrives at the back door. Baffled, Leo tried to put things into perspective for Bob by writing him a perscription that reads "take a vacation from ... ... middle of paper ... ...nd came out of the holding a birthday cake when it all explodes. After Leo has tried to get rid of Bob time and time again he gives up. He becomes extremely ill and checks himself into the same institution he admitted Bob to.
On the day of their marriage it is discovered that Mr. Rochester already has a crazy wife, Bertha Mason locked upstairs, which explains some strange goings on at Thornfield. Jane leaves Thornfield knowing she can't be with Mr. Rochester. She wanders about with nowhere to go and no money until she meets three relatives of hers whom she wasn't aware of and they take her in. One of these, St John Rivers finds Jane a job teaching at a charity school. He then surprises her by telling her that her uncle has died and she is rich and he is also her cousin, knowing this she shares the inheritance equally with him and two other cousins.
In 1992, Batman: the Animated Series released a back story episode on the villain Mad Hatter. In this telling of Alice, the Jervis Tetch, a scientist for Wayne Enterprises, becomes infatuated with his secretary Alice. One day at work, Jarvis hears Alice crying and telling their boss Dr. Cates about a fight between her and her boyfriend Billy. He takes this opportunity as an attempt to woo her on a date rifled with mind controlled patrons at all steps of the night. The next day, Jarvis’s walks in to find out Alice and Billy made up and are engaged.
Amanda then decides that Laura's last hope must lie in marriage and begins selling newspaper subscriptions to earn the extra money she believes will help to attract suitors for her daughter. Meanwhile, Tom loathes his warehouse job and finds escape in liquor, movies, and literature, much to his mother's chagrin. During one of the frequent arguments between mother and son, Tom accidentally breaks several of the glass animal figurines that are Laura's most prized possessions. Amanda and Tom discuss Laura's prospects, and Amanda asks Tom to keep an eye out for likely young men at the warehouse. Tom selects Jim O'Connor, a casual friend, and invites him to dinner.
The story moves further back to when she begins dating the man named Homer Baron and the town fetches her cousins to attempt break up the relationship. Emily is seen buying arsenic at the drugstore and the townspeople thinks she plans to kill herself. Homer and the cousins leave, Homer comes back, and after he enters Emily’s house, he is never seen again. She rarely leaves the house. As she ages, her hair turns grey, and she becomes overweight and unhealthy, she dies, and the reader is brought back to the funeral.
An old acquaintance of Rochester's, Richard Mason, visits Thornfield and is severely injured from an attack‹apparently from Grace‹in the middle of the night in the attic. Jane, baffled by the circumstances, tends to him, and Rochester confesses to her that he made an error in the past that he hopes to overturn by marrying Miss Ingram. He says that he has another governess position for Jane lined up elsewhere. Jane returns to Gateshead for a while to see the dying Mrs. Reed. When she returns to Thornfield, Rochester says he knows Miss Ingram is after him only for his money, and he asks Jane to marry him.