He hated the school's bare floors and cracked walls. Susannah Moodie- Roughing it in the Bush 20. He wanted to see new places and people. As he entered the dining room, the music of the hotel orchestra floated up to greet him. He never felt comfortable or like he belonged.
These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. During the hardships of the and the , her work was seen as lacking social relevance. He came out the bathroom, wearing the red silk bathrobe. When the whistle awoke him, he clutched quickly at his breast pocket, glancing about him with an uncertain smile. This was what all the world was fighting for, he reflected; this was what all the struggle was about.
A few weeks later, Paul's boss, Mister Denny, gave Paul a large amount of money to take to the bank. It said Paul had been seen in a New York hotel. It's not that the story was written horribly or anything. Cather was too grief-stricken to attend the funeral. On the part of the hotel management, Paul excited no suspicion. His only reason for allowing Paul to usher was, that he thought a boy ought to be earning a little. He lay still and closed his eyes and let the tide of things wash over him.
Paul also spent a lot of time at the local theater. I'm not sure why I liked it so much as a teenager. It is as though he is able to use the theatre as a means to escape from what can only be described as a dull existence for Paul school. Paul is getting the once-over by a panel of angry teachers. His eyes were remarkable for a certain hysterical brilliancy, and he continually used them in a conscious, theatrical sort of way, peculiarly offensive in a boy. So he does something which enables him to live the life he wanted, the life he had always dreamed of, briefly and dangerously. I saw Paul as someone who doesn't see his father's concern, or seeing that his teachers wanted to help him.
An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback. Willa Cather was a lesbian at a time and in a culture when public acknowledgement of such feelings was taboo. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Paul then took a taxi to another shop where he bought several pairs of leather shoes and boots. He found a soap box, and carried it over to the soft ring of light that streamed from the furnace door, and sat down. This is the era that gave us and the —and also some human. Was he not, after all, one of those fortunate beings born to the purple, was he not still himself and in his own place? He rather thought he had.
Stephen Leacock- Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town 16. He knew all about the Waldorf-Astoria, one of New York's most expensive hotels. He felt perfectly at ease. Because Paul fails to cooperate at school, he is taken out of school and told that he cannot work as an usher. When Paul reached the concert hall that evening, he went immediately to the dressing room. At the start of the story, Paul is suspended from his high school in Pittsburgh for a week.
To-day Paul's father sat on the top step, talking to a young man who shifted a restless baby from knee to knee. When the concert is over, Paul doesn't want to go home. But he chose to succeed, even if his success was just a blink of an eye. He went to the train station and bought a one-way ticket for New York City. She died of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 73 in New York City. Paul's problems at school became worse. Ayn Rand- Atlas Shrugged 6.
When he went down-stairs, Paul took a carriage and drove up Fifth Avenue toward the Park. He explained he was going to wait for them at the hotel. He said the bank would close soon and would not open again until Monday. There had always been the shadowed corner, the dark place into which he dared not look, but from which something seemed always to be watching him—and Paul had done things that were not pretty to watch, he knew. He liked to watch the people enter and leave. Paul stared at the expensive stores. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.