Once Victor and Thomas got to Victor’s father’s home they both met Suzy. Su... ... middle of paper ... ...ok at the future. He always wanted to come back home but was ashamed to because he was responsible for two peoples deaths while he was drunk. He didn't want to see his son because he thought he would be ashamed about his father for being the cause of two people’s deaths. Victor is the kind of kid who is a jerk and don’t care about anyone don’t care what happens and has had the worst life ever.
Sherman Alexie relates his story to his life. In the story Victor, the main character, loses his father and the poverty within the Indian reservation causes him to have a long lost friend, Thomas, reappear in Victor’s life after multiple years of not communicating and pay for the trip down to Phoenix. Throughout the story Victor and Thomas became close again. Losing someone can be detrimental to a person's well being. In the story This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona, a boy named Victor loses his father to a heart attack.
He withdrew almost completely from society, and by the time he died, the villagers could put no verse on his headstone because he was so dour. When people pull away, they risk losing their loved ones and their friends. They isolate themselves, and others just move on with their lives. Another example is in “The Man in the Black Suit.” Gary represses all of his interactions with the devil until he is literally on his deathbed. He can no longer run away from the inevitable, and he is scared.
He couldn’t stand things, I guess.” Nick: “Do many men kill themselves, Daddy?” Father: “Not very many, Nick…” Nick: “Is dying hard, Daddy?” Father: “No, I think its pretty easy, Nick... ... middle of paper ... ...d his lost love, he produced the character Krebs who was troubled by female companionship. Krebs wanted a woman but was not willing to work for one. Krebs considered relationships too complicated and painful. Hemingway learned this from previous relationships especially the relationship between Hemingway and Kurowsky. Krebs who lived with his parents after the war continued to do nothing around the house.
Stan is afraid of it, but he takes it one step further. Stan rejects Pennywise’s existence, even after seeing him first hand. In the new movie Bill is the one who offers the pact to return to Derry, while the original miniseries had Stan play this role. Mike Hanlon is one of the Lucky Seven, and is the final member to join the Lucky Seven. Mike is raised by his grandfather in both adaptations, due to a house fire that ended up killing his parents when he was a baby.
Arlene was also a drinker, but she realized that their drinking became a problem and told Arnold to stop drinking. Refusing the order, Arnold chose to leave his wife and son and move to Phoenix, AZ. For the next ten years, no one was to hear from him ever again. Growing up, Victor and Thomas didn’t get a long so well. Thomas was often annoying and Victor just wanted to be left alone.
Jack Cash, his older brother died in a tragic carpentry accident during school. His unloving father, Ray Cash, blamed him for the incident and stated that it would of never happened if he had stopped his brother from going to the School Shop that day. This caused Cash’s sympathetic and dark sense of music. He released a song in 1996 titled, Meet Me In Heaven, which was a song that Cash composed to honor the death of his brother. This event scarred Cash throughout his life.
Readers know that because of the details told at the beginning of the story and through the quote that was used in the second paragraph. Although he felt some resentment towards his father, he still felt obligated to bring him back to the reservation. That is where the theme of family comes into the story. Victor’s father died in his hot trailer and was not found for at least a week. Victor knew the trailer his father was staying had to have smelt ripe.
His dad?s name was Killer Kane and he was told by everyone that both of his parents were dead. Although Maxwell lived with his grandparents he had no knowledge at all, he was very dumb, had no knowledge about anything, and he was really huge. Since everyone heard about his father Killer Kane, when Maxwell went to his school everyone thought he was mean just like his father but in reality he wouldn?t hurt a fly. Maxwell was also frequently sent to the principles office for not listening to the teacher when she was talking and for never paying attention. Maxwell has a calling/journey from the archetype of the hero?s journey.
In the story Lyman tries to rescues his brother while also trying to build their relationship to what it used to be. In doing this he shows that he is willing to do anything for his brother, he even tore up the car for Henry. Lyman goes through a life changing experience when Henry dies, because one moment he was there and the next he was gone. The two brothers lived on an Indian Reservation in the nineteen hundreds where they were sheltered. Sheltered from the real world, and especially the Vietnam War.