Bad Short Story for...Golden Pants Essay

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The story Golden Pants by roger Lemelin is about a young boy from a family that wasn't far from poverty. His mom of course, who wasn't so good a sewing made all his clothes. So maybe his fashion wasn't that great until the day she made him golden pants. The golden pants turned out to be the solution to all his problems. I liked this story because it reminds me of kids I knew back in the day. Style wasn't so important when I was younger but one thing I remember was if you showed up in school with purple pants and a lime green shirt…You were bound to be made fun of. Of course I didn't have the greatest style back then either but eventually I'd showed up with clothes that would blow your mind that everyone just had to have. This reminds me…show more content…
For example when they were describing the seat material of the Cadillac "That plush Cadillac upholstery was about one centimeter thick and once must have been gold-colored. But dust and time had changed its luster to a dowdy brown". Imagery was I think most used in this short story "I twisted and squirmed in it at my school desk like a lice-infested weathercock". "Thanks to a pair of golden pants that she made for him at the height of his excruciating timidity." While reading this part I automatically knew these golden pants weren't just regular pants, the pants seemed like they made a difference, this attracted me a lot because you think to yourself…"there just pants?" I'm pretty sure the message to this short story was about taking chances, not being ashamed about who you are or what you wear, I think this will help a lot of kids because it will show them that style isn't always everything…and it will show people that it's not the way you look but it's the way you make yourself look in

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