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Unformatted text preview: generous one” (351:2). This shows how Jackson, an alcoholic homeless Indian with very little money, will go out of his way to be nice to other people. After all, Jackson offered to go and eat with the Aleuts: “Are you guys hungry?” (350: 10A.M. ). Jackson’s generosity shows the type of person that he is and that homeless people are just like everyone else and shouldn’t be treated differently. Some people have flaws, but deep down their character is shown by the things they do for Fornecker 2 others. Jackson worked hard for his money and the pawnbroker understood this when he asked and “closed his eyes and thought harder about the possibilities” (352:20). It shows how being nice can work out for someone in the long run and how a little bit can go a long way. (6 citations, 258 words)...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENRU 1240 taught by Professor Kerins during the Fall '08 term at Fordham.
- Fall '08