Analysis Of The Movie ' The Great Gatsby ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The last beams of sunlight fade away behind the houses across the street. The soft sound of yarn being pulled out of its roll is drowned out by the chatter of a news anchor on the tv. Cheryl Austin sits in her chair, crocheting a boot cuff out of a deep blue yarn. Occasionally she looks up when her husband speaks, or when something interesting happens on the tv. In streaks her two dogs, Koko and Andi, growling and yipping at each other playfully. Suddenly, Andi notices her mistress and begins to bark. Cheryl has obviously been given this signal many times before. She sets her work down and stands to let the dogs out. The little black one, Andi, is eager to go out, but the larger dog, Koko, must be coaxed out. With another small sigh, Cheryl steps outside. “Come on, Koko, let’s go outside,” she encourages. Koko hesitates, but after a moment finally relents and trots on out the door. With Koko successfully tricked into heading out, Cheryl hurries to come back in, closing the door after her so that the dog cannot follow. This may not seem like much, but to anyone in this household, it is most certainly a worthy victory.
Historical Background:
One could say that Cheryl Austin lives a slow life, and perhaps they’d be right. But Cheryl has worked her share, and settled into retirement quite gracefully. These days, she’s quite the good example. She pays her taxes, still offers an admirable amount of love and assistance to her three children, and has even taken in one of her sons…

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