'clerks' essay final

'clerks essay final - Josh Huver Huver 1 Marrinan English 9 16 September 2003 An Essay Based on a Real Movie The classicality of the film Clerks

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Josh Huver Huver 1 Marrinan English 9 16 September 2003 An Essay: Based on a Real Movie The classicality of the film Clerks shows through its amazing humor. It is an account of one major day in the life of two lowly convenience store clerks, Randall Graves (Jeff Anderson) and Dante Hicks (Brian O’Halloran). The story follows them thorough their hilarious antics and long discussions. Says Randall, “This job would be great if it weren’t for the customers.” The film is worth many a good laugh, despite some foul language. With everything from hockey on the roof to closing the store to go to a wake, Clerks will remain a classic film because of Randall and Dante’s hilarious yet meaningful look at one day in the life of a lower class convenience store worker. The plot of the film Clerks by Kevin Smith follows two slackers through a day of running a convenience store. The two main characters are Dante Hicks, who runs the Quick-Stop Grocery outlet, and Randall Graves, who runs the neighboring video shop, R.S.T. Videos. The film starts off with Dante being called into work on his day off, even though he has a hockey game at 2:00 pm. At about 11:30 Randall waltzes into the Quick-Stop, late for opening the video store. He is constantly coming back and forth to the Quick Stop and leaving the video store. A scene involving Randall actually in the video store takes place with a customer yelling at him for being a slacker. And upon her leave, Randall closes the store and goes to the Quick Stop. Randall and Dante begin to talk about customers that annoy them. One such instance is when Randall and Dante are at the Quick Stop watching a man sitting on the floor with 3 cartons of eggs out. Dante has been watching him for 20 minutes, but Randall just arrived. As it turns out, the man keeps
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course ENG 1120 taught by Professor Waynejohns;staff during the Spring '08 term at Greensboro College.

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'clerks essay final - Josh Huver Huver 1 Marrinan English 9 16 September 2003 An Essay Based on a Real Movie The classicality of the film Clerks

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