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What do you think about Larry?
Larry LaSalle is an evil character in Heroes. He was known as a hero until something happens at the end of the book and he has dramatically changed.
We first meet Larry in chapter 5, when he visits Frenchtown. Francis describes Larry by saying ‘Dazzling movie-star teeth’ this implies that Francis is looking up to him. This could also imply that Francis describes him as a hero already. The language used in this is to make us think what he looks like and it emphasises his good looks. Also Francis says ‘he was most of all a teacher’. This shows us that he has a big responsibility of looking after the children, which Francis thinks Larry could cope. This could also suggest that Francis admires him that he could do the job well. Cormier has used the word ‘most’ because it makes us think that he is the most important character in the book so far. I think that Larry seems like a role model in the beginning of the book and there is more to come…
Secondly we hear about Larry in chapter 7 when the table tennis match begins between Francis and him. He describes him as ‘narrow hips of a dancer’ this is when Francis first meets Larry and they start a match. This implies that Cormier again is showing his good looks. This could also suggest that he looks after himself well. Larry says ‘you’re a natural’ this could imply that he is praising Francis to become a better player. This could also imply that he wants others to still think that is a hero by being nice. Cormier wanted us to think that Larry is a very intelligent and kind person by teaching Francis how to play with an audience. I think that Larry hasn’t shown what he is really like yet.
Next we see him at The Wreck Centre in chapter 11, when Larry rapes Nicole Renard. He says ‘the scratching of the needle on the record did not stop’. this could show us that something bad is going to happen and that someone will regret something. Also this could imply that its going to go on for a while as the music did not stop. This is a very intense part of the novel. The reader may feel anxious or eager to see what’s going to happen next. Cormier used very strong phrases relating to the rape like ‘moan’ and ‘rustle of clothing’ this suggests that some kind of movement is going on. This could also suggest that Nicole or someone else is in danger.
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- Thread Starter
- 03-11-2015 18:48
- 03-11-2015 21:02
Hi! I hope that this helps