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Journal Entry 3 William Byun A Whole New Phase of a Life When one intervenes in your life, a new phase of your life begins. In This Boy’s Life, Tobias (also known as Jack in the book) Wolff foreshadows his life’s new turn when he happens to live with Dwight’s family. He expresses the change as: “A Whole New Deal” (p. 85.), a title of one of the book’s chapters. Jack sees the true self of Dwight—that is, merciless rather than altruistic. Dwight’s horrible attitudes simply rendered me irritated and sorry for Jack. And seeing Dwight’s attitudes, I expect Jack’s future life to encounter a change which may be bleak. Dwight is dead inside, I felt. Jack happens to reveal how violent and cruel Dwight is, his prospective step father. Dwight intentionally runs over a beaver on the way to Chinook from Seattle. Then, Dwight commands Jack to pick up the dead body of the beaver; Dwight shows no pity on the beaver, only caring how much its fur costs. Is he being cruel or just being economic? If such person as Dwight became my father, I would leave home; he would not be even my real
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course CAS WR 98 taught by Professor Finlayson during the Fall '10 term at BU.

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