killing Luis Cruz. Arthur’s dad mortify face explains to the deputies Arthur’s anecdote. The dad continues with Luis does not belong up there, he is there to pick up a fight. Arthur just gave him one good smack in the face, that is it. He keeps on looking back at his son to make sure this is correct. Arthur stands there,sullen, shaking his head up and down. Paul has enough of these lies and calls out from the crowd of people. “He belonged up there!” “The weapon he used to kill Luis Cruz was a blackjack”(284)
the Mentor goes to Luis Cruz because he is a positive figure towards Paul, he gives Paul advice, and acts as his conscience. One way that Luis Cruz is the Mentor is how he acts as a positive figure towards Paul. For instance, he wants to make sure that Paul is alright. When Paul goes to help fight the freeze at Tomas Cruz Groves, he got very weak and couldn’t go on. Luis sent him inside the quonset hut to lay down and sent Theresa in to get him settled. A few moments later, Luis came in to make sure
of Luis Cruz. On page 211 of Tangerine it states, “Arthur reached Luis, turned, and whipped the blackjack around with a loud whack against the side of Luis’s head.” Paul’s close friend Luis was smacked across the head with a blackjack by Erik and this caused Luis to have an aneurysm. Luis was smacked on the head because Erik had hit Tino, Luis’ brother in the face with a blackjack, so Luis got involved, and confronted Erik and Arthur. Paul is devastated because the aneurysm sadly caused Luis’ death
negative. These choices made by Luis Cruz, Mr. and Mrs. Fisher, and Erik Fisher, all made Paul braver/stronger, and more able to speak his own mind. The choice made by Luis Cruz affected Paul by making him audacious, and more able to take up for himself. Luis Cruz is like the big brother of many kids in Tangerine County. He is very helpful and kind-hearted, and often gives many advice. His wise advice, directed to Paul, pushed Paul to stand his ground, and for his own good. Luis isn’t scared of Eric and
Mentor, “Luis Cruz”, Luis Cruz plays a big part in Paul Fisher’s life. In the novel “Tangerine”, Luis Cruz fits the mythological archetype of the mentor by being positive, aids by giving advice, and sometimes acts as the hero’s conscience. First, Luis Cruz is the mentor to Paul because he is positive towards him. For instance, when paul went to the Nursery for the first time and he wants to go back. He loved working with the crew and the smell of tangerines. They said “I walked up to luis and offered
Not only does Luis Cruz’s choices substantially affect Paul’s development in Tangerine, but he impacts Paul’s personality and choices too. To explain, one of the countless choices Luis chooses is to talk to Erik about punching his younger brother: “Erik and his group had gathered up their gear and were preparing to leave. Luis stood in their path, like the brave sheriff of a town full of cowards” (Bloor 211). When Luis decides to stand up to Erik, Paul is influenced to be undaunted by his elder brother
relatable to Paul’s situation with Eric and how he treats him, Luis is the savior in the “Eric Storm” helping Paul get to the other side by transforming into the harbinger of change. In this way, Tangerine shows that Luis Cruz is the Herald Archetype by causing change and initiating the “call to action,” this can be found in the book when he caused Paul to rethink his whole situation and when he challenged Paul.
Whenever reading a poem you can never really understand what the poem is trying to portray. To understand the poem, most often it needs to be read multiple times. When reading any poem, paying close attention to the grammar and rhyme schemes plays an important part in the understanding. In this essay I will be comparing the poem writing by Dylan Thomas, “Do not go gentle into that good night” and Andrew Hudgins “Elegy for My Father, Who Is Not Dead”. These two poems can be found in our lecture book
Anyone with an interest in Latin-American Jazz in the past twenty-five years is sure to have heard the remarkable vocal styles of Flora Purim. She is well known for her part in “Return to Forever” with Chick Corea. Purim has also recorded and performed with many critically acclaimed artists, including Dizzy Gillespie, Gil Evans, Opa, Stan Getz, Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead, Santana, Jaco Pastorius, and her husband Airto Moreira. Flora Purim is called the “Queen of Brazilian Jazz.” Flora Purim
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