Monday, 16 June 2014

NOVEL:CATCH US IF YOU CAN

DISCUSS THE DETERMINATION THAT ONE OF THE CHARACTERS HAS THAT MADE THE REUNION POSSIBLE

Granda is a very determined individual.Though old and ailing and experiencing memory loss as well as physical pain. he is single-minded in his resolution to he with his only grandson, Rory. When his only son. Jeff, abandoned his wife and Rory, Granda disowned him and cared for Rory and his mother.

Later, when they become separated, Granda is still determined to be with Rory. Despite his sickness and need for medical attention, he agrees to run away with him so that the pair can be together. He cannot imagine, nor could he accept, a life without his grandson. In spite of his deteriorating medical condition he left the hospital and went on an adventure in order to be with his grandson.

His determination also sees him hitting a thug who wants to disclose their identity to the police for a reward. Granda also manages to steal a car by "hot-wiring" it in a bid to escape the police and those who want to separate him from his beloved grandson.

Granda's determination is also evident in the fact that he does not leave Rory orphaned. He keeps his spirits alive and is determined to be there for his grandson. Though he is later reunited with his son, Jeff, he is determined to stay with Rory though he loves his other grandchildren very much and dot on them. The extended family live very near each other. Thus the family remains intact despite the challenges.




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