Analysis Of ' Louise Drove Down Mountaineer Boulevard ' Essay

2542 Words Aug 9th, 2016 11 Pages
As Louise drove down Mountaineer Boulevard, she was nervous about going to court again, being unsure which would upset her more, listening to her husband’s yelling about her drinking or Judge Lucas’s lectures. When she pulled into the parking lot, she glanced at Mike sitting in his car.

Opening the car door, she noticed the look of disappointment on his face as she sat in the front seat and fastened the seatbelt. Without acknowledging her, he backed out of the parking space without saying a word. He never smiled her while driving toward the courthouse. At last, tears rolled down her cheeks, "Mike, I can 't handle this. Please, say something. I can 't take the thought of going to jail, and even worse, you won 't talk to me. Damn it! It upsets me to cry and smear my makeup before I see Judge Lucas." He turned up the radio and ignored her. "What is it with you, you hate loud music," Louise said, turning down the radio. "Mike, we need to talk. I could go to jail today."

Mike refused to look at his wife, as she shuffled around in the seat. When she saw the top of the old courthouse in the distance, tears filled her eyes. Mike never once looked at her as he drove into the parking lot. "You can 't ignore me that damned judge could put me in jail, and then what would you do? It 's your fault and you know it." He never broke his stare while parking the car. Mike straightened his tie before he walked around the car and waited until Louise fixed her makeup. When she finished, got out…

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