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Unformatted text preview: The narrator seems to refuse to dwell upon the obvious meaning behind the ease with which he recovered the keys, saying there was “no need to get philosophical about it” as a sort of acknowledgement of what he knows he should realize about the foolhardiness of the night before and his fortune in driving away alive. Their worth to him was “like jewels” because they represented the ability to flee and escape the detrimental actions of all those that came to Greasy Lake. His finding the keys and seeing the light reflecting from them remind him that he is still alive and can leave such a place in his life. I felt the simile for the keys as jewels giving a beacon of shining light proved most beneficial for the story....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2009 for the course ENGL 3450 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.
- Spring '08