Unformatted text preview: earlier in the book but I can’t recall what time period this story takes place in. If it’s near present & current time, it’s more than likely that a background check will be run and his unfavorable history will be discovered. I’m not so sure that a job at Iula’s Diner would’ve been the best place for him. I’m not too certain on how much that Iula knows about him and the passion that Socrates has for Iula might not be the best thing for him. His fear of his previous encounter with a woman who he had feelings for may cause him to act strangely around Iula and alienate himself from her. It seems that Iula still cares for Socrates and this is evident when he comes into the diner with the scratches on his wrist. She showed immediate concern for his wound & that scares him; I think that was his prime reason for not accepting employment at Iula’s....
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- Spring '08
- previous jail inhabitance, honest upfront