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Summer Of The Monkeys By Wilson Rawls

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OUTLINE Topic: Jay Berry Purpose: To identify the nature of the force of the conflict which Jay Berry encounters, and indicate how they help or hinder Jay Berry the protagonist in Wilson Rawls novel Summer of the Monkeys Thesis: Before Jay Berry succeeds his goal he encounters many conflicts that both hinder and help him through his amazing adventure. I. Inner Forces A. Help- personality traits 1. Determination 2. Confidence II. B. Hinder 1. Fear 2. Over confidence III. Outer Forces A. Help- other people 1. Grandpa 2. Old Rowdy IV. B. Hinder 1. Monkeys 2. EnvironmentSUMMEROFTHEMONKEYS "It is every boys dream to own a pony and a .22" those were theexact words that motivated Jay Berry to realize his goal of catchingJimbo and the rest of the escaped circus monkeys. In Wilson Rawlsnovel Summer of the Monkeys Jay Berry Lee encounters many obstaclesin his way of succeeding his goal. Before Jay Berry succeeds his goal,he encounters many conflicts that both hinder and help him through hisamazing journey. The first inner force that helps Jay Berry along his journey is hisincredible determination. Jay Berry displays his determination manytimes throughout the novel. For Jay Berry to succeed his goals ofbringing the highly intelligent circus monkeys home he has to have agreat deal of determination. He shows an example of this when he failsto succeed his first few times out, but he never gives up, and has thesame motivation the next time he tries to catch the monkeys. Anotherinner force that helps him on his way is his confidence. For anybody toachieve a certain goal they have to feel confident about what they aretrying to achieve. Jay Berry is always confident about his new scheme tocatch those extraordinary circus monkeys. Jay Berry displays this whenhis Grandfather comes up with another brilliant idea, and he is soconfident that he will...

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