Mr Bixby Essay

560 words - 2 pages

Sujet : Combler une ellipse - Ecrivez la scène qui s'est déroulée chez le prêteur sur gages lorsque M.Bixby est venu présenter le reçu. Imaginez ce que M.Bixby est susceptible d'apprendre à cette occasion, et ses réactions.« Je viens dégager mon bien »M.Bixby monta dans son taxi et demanda au chauffeur :« Je vais à la 6e Avenue, s'il vous plait.- Où exactement ? questionna le chauffeur.- Le premier prêteur sur gages que vous voyez. »Dix minutes plus tard, M.Bixby se trouvait devant la porte du prêteur. Il entra.Un homme se tenait derrière le comptoir, il caressait un énorme chat.« Que puis-je pour vous ? s'enquit le prêteur.- Je viens dégager mon bien, répondit Cyril Bixby en tendant le ticket brunâtre.- Très bien. Vous n'aviez pas plus d'informations sur ce ticket ? Oh, non, attendez ! C'est vrai… Pardonnez-moi mais êtes-vous sûr que ce ticket vous appartient ?- Absolument, pourquoi ?- Pour rien, excusez-moi, dit l'homme l'air soucieux. Il me semblait pourtant que la personne venue déposer cet objet était une femme… Peut-être est-ce ma mémoire qui me joue des tours.- En effet, c'est ma femme qui s'est chargée de vous porter l'objet en question, acquiesça M.Bixby pour que le prêteur ne se doute de rien.- Parfait. Et bien accordez-moi un instant, je reviens dans une seconde. »Sur ce, le prêteur alla chercher le vison.L'homme revint quelque secondes plus tard avec un gros carton dans les mains. Il en sortit le vison et le tendit à M.Bixby qui écarquilla les yeux de surprise.« Vous l'aviez gagé contre cinquante dollars, lui rappela le...

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