Rite of passage – Tomás Braun, Francisco Montoya y Matías Ripoll

[yop_poll id=”-3″]RITE OF PASSAGE

Games at twilight:

Elements:

1-Ravi wants to be mature, win the game and be like the older kids.

2-Ravi hides in the shed, he passed the limits of the Veranda and porch that her mother had previously put.

3-The dare in this story happens when Ravi has to deal to hide in the spooky, odd and queer shed.

4-No element number four.

5-No element number five.

Conclusion: He didn’t mature nor complete the rite of passage.

Prison:

Elements:

1- Tommy’s unreachable thing is to save the girl from being a thief. He thinks that his life has a purpose but he doesn’t understand that the one that needs help is him.

2- Tommy’s trespassing moment is when he bought a slot machine without asking Rosa or her father.

3- Tommy’s dare is to save the girl from being a thief. He thinks that his life has a purpose now.

4- There is no element four because he didn’t confess with matureness. He hit Rosa lika an immature.

5- There is no element five because he didn’t understand that the girl is just a girl and not a thief and he is the one that needs help.

Conclusion: He didn’t mature nor comple the rite of passage.

 

Foreshadowing:

Games at twilight:

1- ‘”You are dead” he said with satisfaction.’ This foreshadows Ravi’s death of innocence and chilhood in the end.

The chanting that the kids are doing outside the shed foreshadows that they dont care about him.

When Ravi hears tha Manu has been caught that foreshadows that he will be the next.

Prison: When Tommy starts thinking that he wants to grab the girl by the neck, it foreshadows when Rosa grabs the girl by the neck.

Specular moment:

Games at Twilight: The specular moment in this story happens when Manu was caught by Raghu and Ravi realises that he was the next one, that he had no escape. He started to feel panic. He knew that he was going to be the next because Manu was the smallest and he was the next one.

Prison: “He felt he ought to do someting for her, warn her to cut it out before she got trapped and fouled up her life before it got started”. This quotations shows how Tommy sees her future reflected on his life. He wanted to warn her because she would end up being a thief. However, he couldn’t see the truth, he was the one who needed help.

 

Epiphany:

Games at Twilight: One of the epiphanies in Games at Twilight happens at the end, when Ravi realises that he was a kid, that none of his friends care about him and that he had to mature.

Also, when he ralizes that he has been daydreaming and that he has to get out of the shed and go and touch the den.

Prison: The epiphanic moment in Prison happens when Tommy realises that his mind was a prison. He couldn’t get out of it and take his own decisions. He didn’t have the faith nor security to do it. A great quotation which explains it is this one: “You could never see the sky outside or the ocean because you were in a prison, except nobody called it a prison”. This happens when he is about to fell asleep.

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