Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Honky$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Dalton Conley

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780520215863

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520215863.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 17 September 2021

Symmetry

Symmetry

Chapter:
(p.177) fifteen Symmetry
Source:
Honky
Author(s):

Dalton Conley

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0015

The author tells of his feelings and experiences during his first morning back at school in 1982. He realized at this point how grown up he was at that time and how he looked forward to attending O. Henry School. He then talks further about Jerome and a gunshot incident, and describes his feelings after learning about Jerome's condition. He tells of how Jerome got shot and how guilty he felt at that time. He notes of the violence that beset their neighbourhood in the early 1980s.

Keywords:   violence, O. Henry School, gunshot victim, neighbourhood, early 1980s

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.