Thomas started to learn a lot about medicine. He worked with Black on every thing. The one day Blalock was offered a job at John Hobkins hospital. He wouldn’t go unless Thomas went.
Thomas on the other hand was ok with knowing Victor would not talk to him again after their trip to Phoenix. “I know you ain’t going to treat me any better than you did before. I know your friends would give you too much shit about it.” (Alexie P. 518) He asked of Victor one favor only, he said, “Just one time when I’m telling a story somewhere, why don’t you stop and listen? Just once!” (Alexie P. 519)
Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories do not wants to hear. Thomas bring a very interesting flavor to the story. He tells many stories to the people, but most people ignore him, because most of his stories are made up. He sees Victor as a brother. Each time something happen between Thomas and Victor like a fight or an argument, Thomas would go back to him and talk to
Thomas approaches Victor and offers his condolences. He tells Victor that he has money to lend him so he can make it to Phoenix. The only condition is that Victor must take Thomas with him. Victor tells Thomas that he can't accept his money and that they aren't even friends. Thomas replies “I didn't say we were friends. I said you had to take me with you.” (249). Victor says he'll think about it and goes home. When he arrives home, he is flooded with memories. After heavy consideration, Victor knows the only way he'll be able to claim his father's remains is to borrow the money from Thomas. He agrees to take Thomas along for the trip and the two men catch a plane to Phoenix, Arizona.
First, an understanding of how fire works is needed. When a fire burns, it devours everything in its path leaving the land bare. Later though, after the fire is gone, new growth springs forth that builds on the ashes and becomes stronger than before. The symbolism of fire is seen when Thomas’ parent’s house burns down and also when Arnold's trailer is consumed by the flame of Suzy’s fire. When the house burns and Arnold leaves, this represents a fire in its first stage of devouring everything in its path. Relationships crumble and they are left bare in soul. Regrowth happens as Victor sprang forth is able to receive his father and begins the process of forgiveness. Consequently, fire represents the themes of destruction and
Thomas was a very naughty child. He used to always get into trouble for misbehaving such as the time when he set his father’s barn on fire. He was only six years old when this incident took place.
Ed Thomas did anything he could help the town out. On some Sundays, he’d fill in for the pastor if they were not able to preach. He gave newborn boys “FUTURE FALCONS” certificates. He did everything from being a driver’s ed instructor to mowing his precious field. He had no idea how much more of an impact he would have.
Thomas helps Victor by giving him his savings so that victor can go to Phoenix to claim his dead dad’s savings. “ He said I had to watch over you in return of him not telling anyone.” Thomas told Victor that once they were on their way to claim the money in the bank. Victor’s dad told Thomas to watch over victor
In the short story, Victor tells Thomas “Just one time when I’m telling a story somewhere, why don’t you stop and listen?” Victor then replies to Thomas and says “just once?” In the screenplay version, after Victor dropped off Thomas, Thomas asked Victor “Do you know why your dad really left?” Victor replies to him “Yeah, and he didn’t mean to Thomas.” (citation)These two are obviously very different phrases that Thomas asks Victor, and it was interesting to hear the two because it makes you wonder what the author wanted us to think about the two becoming closer at the end of the movie and also the short
Thomas, voluntarily saves one of the Glader's who was injured coming back from the maze. Consequently, in the time he saved him, he fails at getting him back home.
I said you had to take me with you.” staying true to his words. Even though the true emotions of Thomas felt in the story were not revealed, the reader can build a general understanding of Thomas’s character, through his actions. Later in the story when he is sitting in the car after he receives the ashes, he promises to spread them in the Spokane Falls waters, in hopes the father will rise once again. Thomas’s kind actions and words provide support in helping out with the pains of loss Victor felt during the time this story took
“You have helped us all and besides, I shall help you rebuild,” Gus stated. s o they began to build with wood they gathered from trees they had cut down. This took many days but they had finished. This time it was small because he did not have any gold. The next day Gus left to have an adventure of his own. Exhausted and torn apart he slept for days. On the tenth day, he was woken by the knocking on the door. Convinced it was Gus, he oped the door and to his surprise stood a line of royal messengers from each king. Each one had a chest of gold.
to the island they are met by the Rogers. Thomas is the butler of the house that the guests are