Monster. Author: Walter Dean Myers Analyzed by Arnaldo Diaz Read 180 Mr. Bungard. Definition: It was in July and it takes place in the jail and the court.
Author: Walter Dean Myers
Analyzed by Arnaldo Diaz
Analysis: The story happens in jail. It’s about a men who was sentenced to a crime that he did not commit .The name of the man is Steve Harmon and he is fighting for his freedom.Setting
Steve: “Cause I am a human being. I want a life too! What’ wrong with that?”
Prisoner: “Nothing. But there’s rules you got to follow .You do the crime ,you do the time. You act like garbage, they treat you like garbage.”dialogue
Analysis: He learned to avoid being in bad situations like the robbery.Theme
Analysis: My setting is in prison and in the court the characters are Steve Harmon , Jose and Ms. Briggs. The conflict is that Steve Harmon was committed to a crime that he did not do.Exposition
The store where the murder
Analysis: He get a lawyer. It is a woman and she was red haired and freckled. Her name is Kathy O’ Brien. She is trying to prove that he is innocent.
Analysis: They see her desperately clasping her hands before her, her face distorted with the tension of the moment. Then suddenly , dramatically, she lifts her hands high and closes her eyes. The guard who was standing behind Steve moves away from him. He has been found not guilty.Climax
Analysis: It is five months since the trial almost a year, minus a few days since the robbery in the drug store. James King was sentenced to 25 years to life. Osvaldo was arrested for stealing a car and sent to a reformatory . As far as we know Bob is still in jail.Falling action
Analysis: He take the films of himself because he want to know who he is. He want to look at himself a thousand times to look for one true image. When Miss O’ Brien looked at him, after they had won the case. What did she see that caused her to turn away?
Some book that he wrote was Dope, Sick, Amiri & Odette , Sunrise Over Fallujah, Game, Street love, and Bad boy-A Memoir.
He is one of the strongest writers in American history.About the author