Heat - Structure: The structure of this story leads you to believe

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Heat - Structure: The structure of this story leads you to believe that the characters death will revolve around the heat. "Heat" Structure: The structure of this story leads you to believe that the characters death will revolve around the heat. In a way this is true. The twin girls go out for a bike ride one hot day to get some ice cream. This is were the tragedies take place. The boy in the ice cream truck, Roger Whipple, lures them back to his house and kills them. So in a way, the title heat is very important because this lets us know why Rhea and Rhoda are going there in the first place, and lets us know more about the two characters better as a whole. This is better for our knowledge rather then just going into the story and us seeing them go get some ice cream. The way they are able to go get the ice cream is because they steal the money from their grandmother. This lets us know that they do everything together, it isn't a relationship were one wants to do something and the other doesn't. They are always together. This is very important for us to know, because this is what gives us our insight when the girls go to Roger Whipple's room together, and why they have the feelings they do when they are apart. We are able to see that Rhea and Rhoda never go anywhere alone, and because of this they have a great bond with each other. So when one of them is in some sort of trouble, the other is very easy to recognize this. Even though it may just be a feeling, we are able to understand their feelings. The tension in this story is very real. It made me believe something like this actually did happen, and it very well could. This story seems very real, with the naïve nature of the girls and the certain ci... ... middle of paper ... ...ngs soon change when we find out that the two girls pick on Roger. Even though Roger plays along with them, there is only a feeling of grief and disappointment when we hear about all the things they do to him. Soon enough our grief moves from Roger to the girls when Rhoda is left on the stairs alone and we know something is going wrong in Rogers room. This is what we are left with, besides the accumulation of the narrators by the end. This whole story is very sad, and depressing. Symbol: The only symbol that I can really come up with in this story is the correlation between the title and were the twins were killed and placed. The story is titled "Heat", and the girls are constantly talking about an "ice" house and ice cream. This has everything to do with their death. The relation is very different, and opposite but this is were they we get our insight.

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