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the getaway

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What is the setting of The Getaway? Texas in a diner at midnight
who is the protagonist? the protagonist in this story are the narrator and the old guy.
who are the antagonist? the antagonist were two men dressed like businessmen.
what is the direct characterization about the old boy? the narrator tells the reader that the old boy is a loser.
what is the indirect characterization about the narrator? he is smart. he repaired the phone. he also tricks the robbers into believing there is a bridge that crosses into Mexico.
person vs conflict the robbers took the money from the old boy
what is an example of foreshadowing in this story? the narrator thinks the old boy is a loser. but he feels bad for him. this forshadows that the old boy will do something to show he is not a loser.
what is the suspense in the story "the getaway"? when the robbers run to the car and shoot the narrator's tires.
At first, who did the narrator think the two men were? the narrator thought the two men were businessmen.
when did the counterman say he first thought that the men were criminals? when he saw there shoulder holsters.
At the end of the story is the counterman a winner or a loser? the old boy is a winner. he is really smart because he tricks the robbers and they are caught by the police.
why did the men cut the telephone line? so the old boy would not call the police.
whats the point of view? the story is told in 1st person.
what is an example of indirect characterization about the narrator? he is judgmental - he only sees the outside of people. the narrator thinks the old boy is a loser and not very smart based upon the way the old boy looked.
person vs self conflict the old boy has to decide whether to tell the robbers the truth.
what is an example of irony in The Getaway? the robbers thought the old boy was helping them escape to Mexico but the old boy tricked them and they were caught by the police.
Created by: wilbergranados