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^el, cl с THE SETTING OF CLICL CHABOT, MISSISSIPPI - 500 inhabitants - surrounded by woods/nature - no cell phone connection - jobs at the Rutherford lumber mill (timber) - . INTRODUCTION OF LARRY OTT "SCARY LARRY" / "PSYCHO" - •good guy • loves horror books (Stephen King) owns a horror mask • grocery • one bar only (old school bus) => boring place in the middle of nowhere INTRODUCTION OF SILAS JONES - an African American character run-down town: • Closed barber frozen in the 1960s kind of character! no television with remote control cable, answering mashire Gouldated spirit of time. computer (cares for his beloved chickens) loner - chubby in his childhood (didn't do sports) parents' farm - lives isolated on his - his only 'friend' is Wallace String fellow - no costumers in his garage CAREER (P. 37) - college assignment (grant) (presumably due to his baseball abilities) destroyed his arm in baseball joined the Navy, then discharged police academy in Tupelo Talepo? (Chapter 2) 10 years dealing with students. at university as a as a police officer store but no supermarket FAILED CAREER • bad reputation - involved in Cindy Walker's disappearance 25 years ago -responsible for the missing of Tina Rutherford? → suspected Someone tried to murder him out of revenge due to his bad reputation - 32 (identified as a former base- ball player) OCCUPATION - role law enforcement in Chabot - has never fired a shot with his gun - drives a 37-year-old Jeep (his request for a new car is declined) - his daily routine is reglemen. ting the traffic at...

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the mill's Shift changing times ◊ HOW AND WHEN DID SILAS AND LARRY MEET? - March 1979, Monday, after dawn Larry & his father picks Silas & Alice up on their way to school s Carl Off owns over 500 acres, they live in his old hunting cabin -"Chicago" → Alice doesn't answer Larry = misfit the 20% of white students, doesn't know how to ball - (CHAPTER 3) Chabot's school ↳ he's among - Ina Ott → curious, Carl → ang y (supposed to be their secret') "Miss Ina" play games → prefers reading implies former work relation (Alice was their maid) BEGINNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF LARRY AND SILAS' FRIENDSHIP (CHAPTER) 1) 1st MEETING (CAR) 2) LARRY FEELS 'BETRAYED' AT SCHOOL 3) MEETING IN THE WOODS (L. GIVES HIS GUN TO SILAS) 4) SPRING/SUMMER SPEND LOTS OF TIME TOGETHES 5) LARRY FEARS THAT SILAS ISPENDS LESS TIME WITH HIM, INTRODUCES HIM TO STHG. VERY SPECIAL TO HIM (IN ORDER TO SAVE THEIR FRIENDSHIP) → SPY ON CINDY WALKER, SILAS HELPS HER WITEN GETTING HARRASSED (ANGRY THAT LARRY DIDN'T DO ANYTHING) 6) FIGHT OVER RIFLE, (BEFORE: LARRY WANTS TO TRADE IT FOR HIS KNIFE) SILAS WINS, LARRY INSULTS HIM → END OF THEIR FRIENDSHIP 2 WALLACE STRING FELLOW * What do L&W have in common? * What is w's interest in Larry? * What are his experiences with / views on women? TIMELINE OF THEIR MEETINGS at church in the barn - feminine traits - M years Contempt - Larry doesn't correspont to the ideal of a sportif, masculine Son (soft, reading books, passive, weak, "mommes boy") (LARRY OTT & RELATIONS WITHIN THE OTT FAMILY - loses the gun fight as a TV salesman later her CARLOTT fear/ Shame (not to meet his expectations) xgeneral behavior? x his dog (s)? - at christmas on New Years Eve - last encoun- ter (1 month later jealousy (due to his threatening, IMPORTANCE OF LARRY'S DATE FOR THEIR DESTINY x their lives are frozen x outsider at Church affair) Suspicious that it might go on (cf. Coats) + very last (I done sting) arguing, betrayal mutual loving care, visiting her in the nursing home> praying for him (but may be a bit too vective) INA OIT * Larry's lasting reputation as rapist / murder * dropping out of school /army x Carl's intensified alcoholism / drunk-drive fatal accident CLICL CHAPTER 10 RELATIONS SILAS AND ANGIE - Silas's confession causes a serious crisis: wears "anything in bed for the first time, they lay apart, don't make love - Angie knew that she had lied to her about not dating Cindy Walker - she cannot understand his explanation (that he'd forgotten about both, Larry and Cindy, when he moved away) ✓ → Silas remembers his mother's words: "What is missing out of you, Silas ?" dines on their way from Chicago his answer to that by the end of the chapter: "courage x SILAS AND HIS MOTHER - Alice is deeply disappointed about Silas's disobeying her order not to meet ↳s to the extent that she feels physically unable to work - She is afraid that he/she might be even killed like Emmett Till she goes and talks to his coach to get him out of the way after Cindy's disappearance asap. A month later he leaves for Oxford High School SILAS AND CINDY WALKER - though Cindy isn't interested in baseball, she be friends with the school's Sports Star Silas "32" → SHE takes the initiative, she's had sex with other boys (among them also African-Americans), he's a "virgin" both Silas's mother and Cecil are strongly against the relation but Silas decides to concentrate on his sports career, meeting in the night of her disappearance agrees to a final - She suggests to run away to Chicago but he refuses probably she Considers him as her only chance to get out of lousy Chabot 4 their meeting ends in a fierce argument - SILAS AND INA OTT Silas visits her in her home (River Acres nursing home) He cares for her (she messed herself up) as if she was his own mother As she has a good day, she remembers Alice and that "she got herself family way and wasn't married" but seems to be frightened about her own memory and /or vague recognition that there might be some- thing wrong with Larry 3 "WE WERE FRIENDS, WEREN'T WE?" - SILAS AND LARRY'S FRIENDSHIP EXPLANATION OF THE QUOTE - Larry's assertion ("We were friends") brings back memories of his desperate attempts to find a friend "Weren't we?" demonstrates Larry's uncertainty, his need for reassurance Silas' answer reveals a one-sided concept of their friendship ("You wee") - "I don't know what I was" is an indirect admission of doubt or even guilt (his silence about Cindy?, - ◊ CHILDHOOD · Circumstances of their meeting -equality as children (now we even"), hidden in the woods (only) ↳ no contact at school due to social norms - bond against the will of both parents ASILAS BETRAYAL du - at the Halloween party I - his date with Cindy - his silence over 25 years - his not answering Larry's calls CONCLUSION common interests: rifle, hunting, fishing - Larry shows Silas his secret: Cindy walker little understanding of each other's background + attitude → gun fight with Larry's racist comment ends their friendship LARRY - his attempt to contact Silas - his regrets having called him "nigger" → rather one-sided friendship • ambigious relationship throughout the novel quote as good description of their relation (Bezug zu quote)

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^el, cl с THE SETTING OF CLICL CHABOT, MISSISSIPPI - 500 inhabitants - surrounded by woods/nature - no cell phone connection - jobs at the Rutherford lumber mill (timber) - . INTRODUCTION OF LARRY OTT "SCARY LARRY" / "PSYCHO" - •good guy • loves horror books (Stephen King) owns a horror mask • grocery • one bar only (old school bus) => boring place in the middle of nowhere INTRODUCTION OF SILAS JONES - an African American character run-down town: • Closed barber frozen in the 1960s kind of character! no television with remote control cable, answering mashire Gouldated spirit of time. computer (cares for his beloved chickens) loner - chubby in his childhood (didn't do sports) parents' farm - lives isolated on his - his only 'friend' is Wallace String fellow - no costumers in his garage CAREER (P. 37) - college assignment (grant) (presumably due to his baseball abilities) destroyed his arm in baseball joined the Navy, then discharged police academy in Tupelo Talepo? (Chapter 2) 10 years dealing with students. at university as a as a police officer store but no supermarket FAILED CAREER • bad reputation - involved in Cindy Walker's disappearance 25 years ago -responsible for the missing of Tina Rutherford? → suspected Someone tried to murder him out of revenge due to his bad reputation - 32 (identified as a former base- ball player) OCCUPATION - role law enforcement in Chabot - has never fired a shot with his gun - drives a 37-year-old Jeep (his request for a new car is declined) - his daily routine is reglemen. ting the traffic at...

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the mill's Shift changing times ◊ HOW AND WHEN DID SILAS AND LARRY MEET? - March 1979, Monday, after dawn Larry & his father picks Silas & Alice up on their way to school s Carl Off owns over 500 acres, they live in his old hunting cabin -"Chicago" → Alice doesn't answer Larry = misfit the 20% of white students, doesn't know how to ball - (CHAPTER 3) Chabot's school ↳ he's among - Ina Ott → curious, Carl → ang y (supposed to be their secret') "Miss Ina" play games → prefers reading implies former work relation (Alice was their maid) BEGINNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF LARRY AND SILAS' FRIENDSHIP (CHAPTER) 1) 1st MEETING (CAR) 2) LARRY FEELS 'BETRAYED' AT SCHOOL 3) MEETING IN THE WOODS (L. GIVES HIS GUN TO SILAS) 4) SPRING/SUMMER SPEND LOTS OF TIME TOGETHES 5) LARRY FEARS THAT SILAS ISPENDS LESS TIME WITH HIM, INTRODUCES HIM TO STHG. VERY SPECIAL TO HIM (IN ORDER TO SAVE THEIR FRIENDSHIP) → SPY ON CINDY WALKER, SILAS HELPS HER WITEN GETTING HARRASSED (ANGRY THAT LARRY DIDN'T DO ANYTHING) 6) FIGHT OVER RIFLE, (BEFORE: LARRY WANTS TO TRADE IT FOR HIS KNIFE) SILAS WINS, LARRY INSULTS HIM → END OF THEIR FRIENDSHIP 2 WALLACE STRING FELLOW * What do L&W have in common? * What is w's interest in Larry? * What are his experiences with / views on women? TIMELINE OF THEIR MEETINGS at church in the barn - feminine traits - M years Contempt - Larry doesn't correspont to the ideal of a sportif, masculine Son (soft, reading books, passive, weak, "mommes boy") (LARRY OTT & RELATIONS WITHIN THE OTT FAMILY - loses the gun fight as a TV salesman later her CARLOTT fear/ Shame (not to meet his expectations) xgeneral behavior? x his dog (s)? - at christmas on New Years Eve - last encoun- ter (1 month later jealousy (due to his threatening, IMPORTANCE OF LARRY'S DATE FOR THEIR DESTINY x their lives are frozen x outsider at Church affair) Suspicious that it might go on (cf. Coats) + very last (I done sting) arguing, betrayal mutual loving care, visiting her in the nursing home> praying for him (but may be a bit too vective) INA OIT * Larry's lasting reputation as rapist / murder * dropping out of school /army x Carl's intensified alcoholism / drunk-drive fatal accident CLICL CHAPTER 10 RELATIONS SILAS AND ANGIE - Silas's confession causes a serious crisis: wears "anything in bed for the first time, they lay apart, don't make love - Angie knew that she had lied to her about not dating Cindy Walker - she cannot understand his explanation (that he'd forgotten about both, Larry and Cindy, when he moved away) ✓ → Silas remembers his mother's words: "What is missing out of you, Silas ?" dines on their way from Chicago his answer to that by the end of the chapter: "courage x SILAS AND HIS MOTHER - Alice is deeply disappointed about Silas's disobeying her order not to meet ↳s to the extent that she feels physically unable to work - She is afraid that he/she might be even killed like Emmett Till she goes and talks to his coach to get him out of the way after Cindy's disappearance asap. A month later he leaves for Oxford High School SILAS AND CINDY WALKER - though Cindy isn't interested in baseball, she be friends with the school's Sports Star Silas "32" → SHE takes the initiative, she's had sex with other boys (among them also African-Americans), he's a "virgin" both Silas's mother and Cecil are strongly against the relation but Silas decides to concentrate on his sports career, meeting in the night of her disappearance agrees to a final - She suggests to run away to Chicago but he refuses probably she Considers him as her only chance to get out of lousy Chabot 4 their meeting ends in a fierce argument - SILAS AND INA OTT Silas visits her in her home (River Acres nursing home) He cares for her (she messed herself up) as if she was his own mother As she has a good day, she remembers Alice and that "she got herself family way and wasn't married" but seems to be frightened about her own memory and /or vague recognition that there might be some- thing wrong with Larry 3 "WE WERE FRIENDS, WEREN'T WE?" - SILAS AND LARRY'S FRIENDSHIP EXPLANATION OF THE QUOTE - Larry's assertion ("We were friends") brings back memories of his desperate attempts to find a friend "Weren't we?" demonstrates Larry's uncertainty, his need for reassurance Silas' answer reveals a one-sided concept of their friendship ("You wee") - "I don't know what I was" is an indirect admission of doubt or even guilt (his silence about Cindy?, - ◊ CHILDHOOD · Circumstances of their meeting -equality as children (now we even"), hidden in the woods (only) ↳ no contact at school due to social norms - bond against the will of both parents ASILAS BETRAYAL du - at the Halloween party I - his date with Cindy - his silence over 25 years - his not answering Larry's calls CONCLUSION common interests: rifle, hunting, fishing - Larry shows Silas his secret: Cindy walker little understanding of each other's background + attitude → gun fight with Larry's racist comment ends their friendship LARRY - his attempt to contact Silas - his regrets having called him "nigger" → rather one-sided friendship • ambigious relationship throughout the novel quote as good description of their relation (Bezug zu quote)