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Paul Edgecombe, “Coffey on the Mile,” Chapter 13 ometimes, oh God, the Green Mile is so long. Sources: Huffington Post, Revisiting Stephen King: A Critical Companion by Sharon A. Russell, Copyright © 2018 Course Hero, William Wharton Coffey’s opposite; personifies evil and the devil Mr. Jingles Symbolizes judgment and the watchful eye of God Disease Represents sins of humankind that need to be healed Symbols Rapist, murderer, and arsonist; dies painful death when Wetmore sabotages his execution Eduard Delacroix Slimy, sadistic, name-dropping prison guard; kills Delacroix’s pet mouse, Mr. Jingles Percy Wetmore Jesus-like, supernaturally gifted drifter; wrongfully convicted and executed for murder John Coffey Head prison guard; is healed by Coffey and is 104 years old when he tells his story Paul Edgecombe Main Characters Long fascinated by the electric chair, King was playing around with a story about death row when his agent floated the idea of writing a serial novel. The topic and medium were the perfect fit. Less than a year later, the six-part novel The Green Mile became a smash hit. STEPHEN KINGBORN 1947 Author Righting one’s wrongs is the only way to gain eternal salvation. Atonement & Absolution Paul questions the nature of his job when faced with executing an innocent man. Morality & Duty Coffey’s power to heal damns its recipients to lives of loneliness. Salvation & Damnation Paul Edgecombe’s life is transformed when inmate John Coffey arrives at Cold Mountain Penitentiary’s death row. Decades later, Paul reveals the extraordinary events that happened before Coffey walked the Green Mile—the corridor in Cold Mountain that led prisoners to their executions. One Last Mile to Go THEMES English Original Language 1996 Year Published Stephen King Author The Green Mile Drama Novel

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