Aquaman does this out of vengeance for his wife's murder at the hands of Wonder Woman, after his wife caught them in an affair. In Martha's especially tragic case, she bears witness to her son dying in her arms at the hand of the mugger who originally killed her and her husband. Unable to bear it, she quickly goes from crying over their loss to manically laughing with her son's blood staining her face in a look reminiscent of the Joker. Which she just so happens to become.
Actually, it wasn't the poems themselves—terse messages like: I want to write and write and write. In the book's forward, Keith Abbott the same Abbott of the California magazine article relates that after a girlfriend dissed young Brautigan's poetry, he was so distressed to think that he had failed as a poet that he went to a police station and demanded to be arrested.
That act Billy budd thesis him a short stay in the bughouse. It's no surprise that a kid so emotionally volatile would end up killing himself before he reached Dashiell Hammett killed himself with the time-honored method of too much drink and cigarettes, but then Hammett was a generation older than Brautigan.
The only other biographical similarity between the two is that they both lived in San Francisco, albeit during different decades.
Hammett also lived in New York—the burg I moved to myself in the late s. New York has always been a hard-edged town.
In the late s, it was also a punk rock town. But instead of embracing the nihilistic frenzy of the club culture at CBGB's, I chose to devour Hammett's tough-guy prose.
It was the writerly equivalent of punk rock—nihilism cracking into art. Hammett could describe a gunsel getting gutshot with the spare grace of a haiku. There are several tasty, violent set pieces in the new collection of his stories, "Nightmare Town. One of the girl's hands came up to grasp the wheel, holding the car straight along a street she could not see.
A man fell on her. Steve pulled him off—tore pieces from him—tore hair and flesh. The car swerved, scraped a building; scraped one side clear of men.
The hands that held Steve fell away from him, taking most of his clothing with them. He picked a man off the back of the seat, and pushed him down into the street that was flowing past them Pistols exploded behind them. From a house a little ahead a bitter-voiced rifle emptied itself at them, sieving a mudguard.Background Early life.
Joel and Ethan Coen were born and raised in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. Their mother, Rena (née Neumann), was an art historian at St.
Cloud State University, and their father, Edward Coen, was an economist at the University of Minnesota. Their family is Jewish. When they were children, Joel saved money from mowing lawns to buy a Vivitar Super 8.
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I. Thesis Statement: The setting for Billy Budd, aboard a ship in wartime, provides a world in miniature where the complexities of the conflict .