Short Story : ' Rainbow Curve ' Essay

1316 Words Dec 9th, 2016 6 Pages
Rainbow curve is about a young boy who grows up wanting to become a baseball player. This young man was raised by a man named Rainbow (Hence the name Rainbow curve). In the book the author portrays him as a father figure to Bo. Rainbow was a good man who believed in good judgment and trust. Throughout the story Bo meets rainbows friends who were ex baseball players, which he loved. He always gazed at Rainbow like he accomplished something. He spent more time with Bo rather than his actual daughter. What rainbow does is; he creates a baseball team called the Elite Giants. The Elite Giants were faced with many problems. A man was trying to cancel all their games. Evidently, they all assumed it was Bo. This meant the resigning of being an elite Giant. One of the teammate of the elite Giants was double crossing them. As time went on through the book, there was a scene where Bo saves his neighbor, Cora, from thugs breaking into her home. The reason why I chose this scene was because I wanted to depict why he rushed in there. Bo throughout his story usually is shy and thinks things through. So why did he react like that? All he heard was a noise and he just barges in there. In the end he saves Cora and becomes the hero. Instead of calling 911 or her boyfriend he decides to risk his own life. They clearly had tools that could hurt him because they broke in. Yet instead of stopping and scoping the area as he barged in. He ran towards the cowardice thugs that ran down the fire…

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