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Unformatted text preview: trying to show his support and acceptance for Tub’s issue because he could relate to his feelings of guilt and shame. He embraced Tub’s problem and let him know that it was okay. The fact that Kenny was outside in the car while they were having this moment of true friendship shows that Kenny was not a trustworthy friend all along. When Kenny knew about Frank’s secret and Tub did not, Frank made sure to stick with Kenny because he needed to know that he could trust him; but Kenny never gave him the feeling that his secret was safe. That is why he did not go above and beyond to help Kenny when he was shot. He went above and beyond to help Tub feel safe and secure because Tub had done the same for him. This scene demonstrated the whole theme of trust and friendship that Tobias Wolff was trying to convey....
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2011 for the course COM 143 taught by Professor Becker during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.
- Fall '08