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Courtney V. Lyons Art Appreciation Extra Credit Paper 04/24/09 Dante’s Club “But the man shook, weeping hard, then with what seemed like accidental effort hurled the deputy chief of police away, sending him headlong into a bench. The man then leapt up behind Rey, his left arm springing across Rey’s right armpit and his other hand knocking off Rey’s hat and locking onto his eyes, twisting Rey’s head toward him, so that the officer’s ear was trapped in the raw dew of his lips. The man’s whisper was so low, so desperate and throaty, so confessional, that only Rey could know words had been spoken at all.” (Pearl, pg.28). After this, the man in question hurled himself from the police station to his death afterwards. Now, one may wonder ask, why this particular subject, and why illustrate Rey being held up by the perpetrator? For those of you who do not know, Rey is the first and only black detective in Boston, and Rey being held up is a representation of all black men who have tried to make a
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