Wes Moore Character Analysis

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In this quote, Wes Moore, had decided to start work as a lookout to gain some extra money. Tony his half-brother is furiously asking his younger brother where he got the money to buy so many new pairs of sneakers. Wes informs Tony he’s become a popular neighborhood DJ, which is the same story he’s been telling Mary, their mother. Unlike Mary, Tony doesn’t believe Wes, and he asks Wes again and again. Wes keeps lying until Tony takes a swing at him, punching him in the face. Mary walks in to see her sons fighting and asks what’s going on. Despite the fact that Wes has been arrested twice before, once for pulling a knife in front of a police officer and another time for carjacking, Mary wanted to believe that Wes had been staying away from drugs.

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