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Unformatted text preview: NOTES NUMBER TWO Download the original attachment 3/31/09 -recurrent hero-Nick Adams, late teens-he knows everybody-very innocent to begin with-exit-appear on stage and shake things up and then leave-xenophobia-distrust of another-violence and menace-N-word much more demeaning than fuck-Sam ends up being the hero-coming of age story for Nick Adams-calling Nick Adams-“bright boy” b/c he’s educated-Sam into the kitchen-looking through slip where food is served-“Talk to me bright boy”-Max-two hitman who were going to kill a Swede-fake innocence in movies 4/2/09-can feel the towel in their mouths-stay the hell out of their business-go in wrong at the beginning b/c of money William Faulkner-other southern gothic writer Tennesy Williams-other southern gothic Good Country People-salesman comes to the door and they flirt-set up a date and he comes back and mom loves him, he sells her a bible-lost her leg-she says to her that she is over 30 and has many degrees-isn’t the nice young man that he was as the salesman-1/5 of whiskey, condoms, and pornographic cards in cut out bible-“lady I’ve been believing in nothing in all my life”-slimy in his life-Joy is her name-steals her wooden leg, so she’s stuck in the loft of the barn -Grandmother is huge pain in the ass, big menace-wants to go a place the family doesn’t want to go-she brings up the idea that there is a killer on the loose and they are likely to meet him on the way-fake chrisitianity-little girl’s name is June Star-Bailey is little boy-Grandmother decides to take her cat 4/7/09-Mark Twain quote: “A man who doesn’t read good literature…” Flannery O’Connor-Red Sammies and they see the sign, just as the diner does in Hemingway-Whitman, Eliot, then O’Connor for best writers-Naïve Americana-there once was no problem like that-None like Red Sammies-Restaurant called Tower-Grandmother talks to Red Sammie-grandmother hisses at the child b/c she is embarrasses for her family-Self-pride=grandmother; she’s better than everyone-Red Sammie says “A good man is hard to find”-Grandmother proclaims Red Sammie a good man without knowing anything about him-She’s nostalgic-Drive off and grandmother takes a nap and wakes up in Tombstown-Remembers big plantation house, taking her back-Manipulates the kids to want to go b/c of a secret panel-Grandmother brings cat to be contrary-grandmother realizes she is wrong about the plantation and it is in another state-cat jumps up on Bailey’s neck and they get in a wreck-in a ditch-slimy place as we crawl from as sinners-“we’ve had an accident” “but no one is killed”-June Star =grandmother thought she injured an organ-trouble comes from a car described as a hurst-like car-Long, creased face, grayish hair-Men have guns-grandmother knows this guy-gentleman scholar-grandmother lies-kids ask questions, “why you got that gun for?”-Misfit-can find a place that he fits-know ditch is going to be a dark place b/c place of death-grandmother tells him that he is the Misfit...
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