CANADA Spezialgebiet in Englisch – Kanadische Literatur Inhalt 1) Native people. 2 2) English- French- Conflict. 4 3) Orphan’s Progress. 6 4) GOOD COP BAD COP. 10 5) Borders (Thomas King). 12 6) Green Sundays. 18 1) Native people Some Canadas Aboriginal people or indigenous people are the First
Just along for the Ride – Dennis Kurumada
Analy­sis Atmosphere Beginning
At the beginning of the short story Just along for the ride” the
author Dennis Kurumada creates an atmosphere of a dull rainy evening
in small town America where some teenage boys drive around aimlessly
Just along for the ride” by Dennis Kurumada Story and Work Tasks a), b), c) & d) Inhaltsverzeichnis 1. Story. 1 2. Work Tasks a,b,c and d. 2 a) Describe Dick: 2 b) How does the narrator feel? 2 c) What type of text is it? 2 d) Is the narrator a friend?
Just Along For The Ride by Dennis Kurumada
The first- person narrator from the short story ‚Just along for the ride’ by Dennis Kurumada, published in 1972, is a really desperate man, who does not know what to do in a serious and complicated situation. On one hand, he wants to say the truth and on the other, he does not want to betray his friends.
Fairly early in the short story, there is shown the desperating first- person’s inner- conflict. First, he is a really sincere person, because he wants to go to Ken Benjamin’s mother to tell her the truth about her son’s accident (cf. p.2, l.35ff).
Additionally, he is angry with his friends, who were also involved in the accident, because they do not want to go tot he police and they do not see, that they are guilty (cf. p.2, l.44). Instead, he is presented as a really sensitive person, because he shows all his emotions (cf. p.2, l.45). Later you can see clearly, that the first- person narrator has got a special relationship .....[read full text]