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Unformatted text preview: James is in the cave in the park when Alfred arrives. He is bleeding badly from a cut on his arm but is more concerned about scoring another fix. Alfred wants to take him to the hospital, warning James that he could lose his arm if not his life if he does not get medical attention soon. Alfred reminds James of their long friendship and encourages him about the future, but James has little hope. He says the police will arrest him. James fears incarceration for violating probation rules. As for the future, he is sure that "Whitey" won't allow him to succeed. Alfred quickly tries to convince James to adopt a different attitude, but his old friend has not learned the lessons of life that now bolster Alfred and help him to overcome adversity. Finally, Alfred simply acts as though he is leaving. Facing isolation, James gives in. With James leaning heavily on Alfred, the two exit the cave and start for isolation, James gives in....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENG 3320 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at University of Houston.
- Fall '09