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sure thing - Ying Li Dr Muriel Brennan English 110AG Mar 30...

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Ying Li Dr. Muriel Brennan English 110AG Mar. 30, 2008 Title: Sure Thing Author: David Ives My husband once told me that a job interview was such a random event for people involved because the result and even the course of interview itself is unpredictable since it is hard to know what is desired by the one side or the other in such a short period. Reading the “Sure Thing” helps me to relate to what my husband said about job interviews. In the “Sure Thing”, the two main characters, Bill and Betty, through their different approaches and responses, demonstrate this randomness in giving people the first impression. Each conversation often ends in a few sentences because a response said by one quickly turns off the other. The author David Ives clearly introduces a bell that restarts the conversation each time it goes nowhere so the two eventually develops a conversation where they enjoy what they hear. The usefulness of such a bell clearly
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