‘Stop that.’” When the reader is reading the quote they feel sympathy for Matt and a bit upset with Celia for being so strict for not taking him and being so harsh. Finally, when Matt is being hunted down, his friend María is helping him, they say, “‘What am I supposed to do?’ Matt said. He felt drained of willpower.
Matt has always been the protector of the family and he feels that this is a way to protect Ruth from the pain of seeing Strout everyday. He is angry and upset his son’s killer is walking the streets and he expresses this anger as he talks to his friend Willis. Matt says, “I don’t see him. I’m in the store all the time. Ruth sees him. She sees him too much. She was at Sunnyhurst today getting cigarettes and aspirin, and there he was. She can’t even go out for cigarettes and aspirin. It’s killing her”(24). Matt is very devoted to his wife and it is tearing him apart that when she runs errands she keeps seeing Strout in town. Ruth affected the actions of her husband. He is so obsessed with getting justice that it affected is sense of
The hard moments that effected Matt Fowler which led to him becoming a calculating killer was the murder death of his son frank. This left him with heartache that he could not overcome. He knew his son had a bright future ahead of him because he saw how deeply in love he was with his new girlfriend and knew how much happiness this women brought into his son’s life. Also knowing that the man who killed his son was off on bail and was freely walking around town was deeply troubling to him and his wife. Matt says, “Every day since he got out. I thought I wouldn’t have to worry about him for years. She sees him
As he is waiting at the bar to ambush Strout he hoped the presence of friends would thwart his own efforts, “when Strout came around it alone Matt got out of the car, giving up the hope he had kept all night (and for the past week) that Strout would come out with friends,” (101). Matt understands that he is vulnerable to humanizing Strout, and tries to avoid this as much as possible to make sure he follows through with his murder as “Matt had not told Willis he was afraid he could not be alone with Strout for very long, smell his smells, feel the presence of his flesh, hear his voice, and then shoot him.” (102). Despite killing his son, Matt‘s ability to empathize, which is a prominent reason why he is so caring for his family, is an obstacle that must be overcome, as it prevents him from being merciless towards his
Matt is the clone of El Patron, a drug lord and the the ruler of Opium. Matt grew up in a peaceful and secluded field with his caretaker, Celia, but as he grows older he becomes an outcast and goes through hardships that ultimately change him. In Nancy Farmer’s “The
book, Matt showed signs of anxiety and fear. “'White Father not come.' Saknis went on. Matt spoke
Summer days are not supposed to be gray and gloomy. They are not supposed to made for the mourning of the dead. They are meant for happiness and bright white smiles, short blond hair blowing in the wind and the same time as long brown hair with flowers threaded through
The opening paragraphs of the section titled “Passions” in Kathy Goes to Haiti reveals a previously unexplored aspect of Kathy that prevented the reader from having a comprehensive understanding of who Kathy is as a person and a character - her thoughts, history, and emotions In these passages, Kathy reveals
“Ye—” you started before you were interrupted by your own scream. A rush of stinging pain passed throughout your entire body, leaving you feeling exhausted and sore. You were gasping for breath and Scott was watching the wound. You assumed he was waiting for the black blood to come oozing out, signifying that your body had rejected the venom, but it never came.
This part got me like what is happening? This is so scary, just run get out of there before you die. But he was asking this who is going to murder him about 2 minutes. But he just keeps on asking. WHAT THE HECK IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE??? I would just run because this kid that looks like he just died didn’t accidentally go in your locker open it and take all your stuff out of there. It’s literally impossible. I think that Matt was trying to be the bigger guy in the situation because he is a football player and a very good one. He was stereotyping himself in this
Initially Matt has gone through many struggles. One of the many struggles Matt goes through is how he is always trapped in Celia's apartment and doesnt get access to the outside world. Celia is only trying to protect Matt from the evil clutches of El Patron because he is only using him for body parts, but Matt is still very lonely and sad in that apartment. Matt says “ To do anything, he would have to go outdoors, which Celia said again and again was very dangerous. Besides, the doors and windows were locked.” (pg.7) Also Matt being a clone was one of the biggest struggles he went through. Throught Matt's life he was treated like complete crap, he was always being pushed around even though clones are exactly the same as humans. It was just
Mickey wasn't sure exactly what he was dreaming about. He knows it involved a beach, a bottle of tequila, and his hot boyfriend. It definitely didn't involve the loud four year old that was pulling on his arm. He realized the screaming wasn't going to stop until he opened his eyes.