Eddie Rose Analysis Paper
The Independence of Eddie Rose starts in a house on Indian reservation. The very first things we get see is the destructive house hold that Eddie Rose, his mother Katherine Rose, and little sister Theia live in. It is early in the morning and Katherine has just finished yelling and kicking out her boyfriend Lenny Sharb. After which Eddie is left alone with his mother where they get into a bit of an argument and Katherine tries to kiss Eddie. Katherine upset that Eddie did not want her goes to her room. Aunt Thelma comes over then we see Eddie packing a sack of food. Thelma told Eddie that he was lucky that he was getting to go to school, explained to him that she and Katherine never had that chance. At that point Eddie asked Aunt Thelma to take Theia while he was gone because he could not be there to protect her. At this time Theia is left alone with her mother and Aunt Thelma. Katherine gets aggressive with Theia and Thelma tells her to stop, we also learn Telma had a son, but he was taken away. At this time we see Eddie leave his sack out side by his grandmother’s grave. Eddie goes to visit his friend Mike Horse who is in jail, waiting for his mother to pick him up. Sam the guard that works there is a pedophile and has been bribing people for sexual favors. Mike is so scared of Sam that he plans and escape with Eddie from the jail. Then we see a scene with Eddie, Theia and Aunt Thelma. In this scene Eddie promises to Theia that Thelma will take her even though Thelma has not agreed, scene ends with Eddie back at the graveyard. After Eddie gets high, his Aunt Thelma comes and teaches him how to deal with problems with a ritual her and Katherine used as girls. Eddie comes home and Lenny is back and Eddie tells his mother he is going to call the cops, so he runs to get help. On his way to get help Eddie runs into Mike hiding in the park, Eddie tells Mike he can not run away and they go there separate ways. Mean while at home Lenny gets...
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