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
II. B. Hinder
2. Over confidence
III. Outer Forces
A. Help- other people
2. Old Rowdy
IV. B. Hinder
"It is every boys dream to own a pony and a .22" those were the exact words
that motivated Jay Berry to realize his goal of catching Jimbo and the rest of
the escaped circus monkeys. In Wilson Rawls novel Summer of the Monkeys Jay
Berry Lee encounters many obstacles in his way of succeeding his goal. Before
Jay Berry succeeds his goal, he encounters many conflicts that both hinder and
help him through his amazing journey.
The first inner force that helps Jay Berry along his journey is his
incredible determination. Jay Berry displays his determination many times
throughout the novel. For Jay Berry to succeed his goals of bringing the
highly intelligent circus monkeys home he has to have a great deal of
determination. He shows an example of this when he fails to succeed his first
few times out, but he never gives up, and has the same motivation the next time
he tries to catch the monkeys. Another inner force that helps him on his way
is his confidence. For anybody to achieve a certain goal they have to feel
confident about what they are trying to achieve. Jay Berry is always confident
about his new scheme to catch those extraordinary circus monkeys. Jay Berry
displays this when his Grandfather comes up with another brilliant idea, and he
is so confident... [continues]
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