Character Vs. Leeza In The Fifth Rule

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“The Fifth Rule” ends with Reef confronting Decker and preparing for a fight, but Leeza appears just in time to stop the altercation between them, which snaps Reef out of his state of anger. The two protagonists begin to make up, and Leeza revokes the restraining order that her mother put in place. During the last scene before the epilogue, the two characters are embracing each other’s presence at a Starbucks store, revealing their soft personalities, which shows how their character traits develop over time as conflicts arise and disappear. This once again illustrates the theme of how “[doing] the right thing” (Aker 155) is more important than doing the easiest thing, it is much easier for Reef to let his anger overpower him and let him do

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