A main part of the story is that Jackson has no feelings for no one other than

A main part of the story is that jackson has no

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A main part of the story is that Jackson has no feelings for no one other than his own selfish ways. It’s probably just part of his mental disorder and how he handles situations and integration with others. He is aware of his actions and the outcomes but still needs to live in the 3
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WHAT YOU PAWN, I WILL REDEEM moment. This doesn’t make Jackson a bad person or an evil person. It just makes him a person that needs help because he is treating his illness with alcohol instead of the proper treatment needed to overcome the illness. Jackson is a very free sorted man who is fighting his own demons on a daily basis. He tries his hardest to stay focused and on track. Jackson is easily distracted by friends and be the social butterfly. He gives all that he has till it’s gone. If only he could give take some of that energy to positive things. Jackson has a serious problem that needs to be addressed.The thing is, the pawnshop owner gave him the benefit of the doubt and he had prove to him that the regalia do indeed belong to his grandmother .So; Jackson begins to find a variety of ways to make money, but ultimately ends up spending all the money earned on alcohol and friends. He is determined to get it back despite not having enough money left to buy it. His past contradicts the actions he must take to fulfill his objective, but will bring an inspiration, if successfully accomplished, of how with the right motivation anyone can change their well-being.Jackson had a good connection and good memories of his grandmother and he had fell and a partof him died with her. He seems to have given up on life and everyone in it. The regalia was the only thing that kept him motivated. Jackson blames himself of the lost regalia and has been living with guilt for many years. He found hope in his heart that if he had it back it would bring his grandmother back. The conflict in this story is Jackson vs himself. Jackson is, without a doubt, his own worst enemy. He continues to make the same mistakes and hopes for a different outcome. Beinga social misfit does not faze him. "Being homeless is probably the only thing I've ever been good at." (Alexie 2003). Jackson accepts his fate before it is properly decided and gives up before he even starts to better himself. He fills the voids in his life with toxic friendships and alcohol. It is as if his instincts are telling him that if he tried he will inevitably fail so he chooses to live his life outside of social normality’s because it comes easy to him.Jackson got so drunk that he got into a bar fight with owner and lost. He was later found on the railroad tracks by officer Williams who was a nice officer and always looked out for Jackson this time it was a little different. He was awakened and put in the back seat of the cruiserand was headed to the detox center to be held for 24 hours. He asked officer if he could let him go since he had to raise money for his grandmother regalia which was due immediately. Jackson
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  • Summer '09
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