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Unformatted text preview: As Joe goes out on his rampage the book titles he reads Mr. Waturi play a significant role in shaping an understand as to why he is acting this way. Robinson Crusoe, Romeo and Juliet, the Odyssey all display Joes desire to rebel and live his life the way he wants to despite tyrant forces holding him back, very similar to the Capulet and Montague families trying to keep Romeo and Juliet apart. Joe becomes free because he changes his state, beliefs, values and relationships with the reality he knew. He begins to value life, becomes independent, more powerful and attractive. Works Cited Joe Versus the Volcano . Directed by John Patrick Shanley. 1990. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 2002. DVD....
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course ENG-W 131 taught by Professor Neal during the Spring '08 term at Indiana.
- Spring '08