“Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”. By Jack Finney. Setting. New York City 11 th story apartment on Lexington Ave Autumn 1950’s. Characters. Tom Benecke: Tall, lean, dark hair, athletic Hard-working, self-motivated, dedicated
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Tom decides the paper is too precious to lose and climbs out the window.
At first, he is confident, but slowly realizes he is in far over his head.
He cries for help with no response. He tries to break the window with no luck. He sets pieces of paper on fire to get someone’s attention without success. He drops coins from his pocket. No one looks up. He is in a state of sheer panic.
In a state of hopelessness, Tom thinks of his wife. He thinks of all the days he’s spent working too hard and missing quality time with her. He decides his life is worth saving. He draws his fist backward and yells his wife’s name as he shatters the window.