Monday, November 9, 2009

Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket

Title of Selection: Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket
Author: Jack Finney
Date Read: October 8, 2009

Pre-reading: Top five priorities in my life
1. God
2. Family
3. Friends
4. School
5. Sports

1. The results, of four long Saturday afternoons, of him standing at the supermarket counting the people who passed certain displays.
2. Tom climbs out of the window and stands on the little ledge a yard below the window and he shuffles towards the paper to retrieve it.

1. Why wouldn't Tom go to the neighbors to get back in?
2. Why was the window open in the first place?

Significant Quotes:
"As he saw the the yellow paper, the pencil flying, scooped off the desk and, unimpeded by the glassless window, sail out into the night and out of his life, Tom Benecke burst into laughter and then closed the door behind him."

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