Thinking that they can track him down later, Mason and Miller let Mouse leave. Daphne's mother from New Orleans had given birth to two children by different fathers, and although Daphne's own father was white, her half-brother's father was black. Dupree is on a date with a small, quiet, buxom woman named Coretta. Every burger you buy comes wrapped in an ironclad contract. Chapter 13 Analysis Daphne Monet's home is decorated with brown carpets, a brown sofa, a brown chair, brown walls and brown curtains.
Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Even, most of the time, you may see…. He spends the day drinking and staring out his front window. He is guided to say that by the voice in his head. She figures that he killed Coretta because Coretta was helping Easy find Daphne. Chapter 3 Summary Easy drives back to his beloved house, which is so tiny it has just three rooms. Outside the barbershop stands Zeppo, a half Negro, half Italian palsied drunk.
Frank says he has heard Easy's been looking for him all over town. Chapters 30-31 Summary Dewitt's dead body is found slumped over his steering wheel near Santa Barbara. He has a small, filthy boy in the car with him, and it is obvious to Easy that Teran is engaging in unwholesome activities with the child. The book's first sentence sets racial tensions in play. Frank presses a blade into Easy's throat and prepares to kill him.
Easy's interactions with Dewitt Albright and Benny Giacomo illustrate his own feelings about skin color. When Easy gets home, he is arrested by two homicide detectives. In this chapter, after Albright has broken into Easy's house and threatened to kill him, Easy nonetheless stands up to Albright. Easy speculates that Frank will be stealing liquor or cigarettes from a delivery truck tonight. Devil on the Cross was written by Ngugi while he was imprisoned. Two white cops arrest Easy for Coretta's murder and rough him up before letting him go for lack of evidence. Mouse Otherwise known as Raymond Alexander, Mouse is Easy's best and most dangerous friend from Houston.
Odell asks how Easy can survive without a job. Before Easy leaves Albright's office, the white man tells him stories about his past. She is Ricardo's wife, and neglects him even though he is disabled by diabetes. He visits a gangster bar, a liquor store, a brothel, and a barbershop. Easy and Primo, who is Mexican, know each other from working together as gardeners.
He fired Easy for refusing to stay late. The original music soundtrack was released on September 12, 1995, by. Remember your New Year's resolution of not trusting people who pop out of bushes. Easy drops off Daphne at her brother's apartment and notes that she subsequently left town with her brother. He is easily seduced by Coretta once she sets her attention on him. He loves Daphne without constraint, even though she stole a colossal sum of money from him. When he gets home, Easy receives a phone call from Daphne.
Three months later, Easy waters his flowers as Odell sips a beer. He hides out at her house after the police interrogate him. It usually works with my secretaries. Albright hires Easy to find a beautiful white woman named Daphne Monet on behalf of a client who was Daphne's lover before the couple had a falling out. Lisa, go tell your mother to start mopping! He dated Daphne Monet until she stole thirty-thousand dollars from him and left him. He says that he had set Easy up to work with Albright, because he didn't want to mess with Frank Green himself.
It looks like she shoplifted it from Forever 21 — just stuffed it into her hideous green sad sack and ran. Albright asks whether Daphne had a brown suitcase and seems relieved when Easy says that she did. An' he don't care too much if that money got a little smudge or sumpin' on it neither. Albright asks for Daphne's photograph. After I kindly allowed him to eat the hot dogs I dropped on the floor. According to Daphne, Teran, Howard Green and McGee were working against her to trouble Carter.
Chapters 24-25 Analysis In chapter 25, Mosley returns to the Garden of Eden motif. She had only stayed because she believed they would change their minds and allow Carter to marry her if he won. He may take his name from Mosley's father, LeRoy Mosley, to whom the novel is partially dedicated. Easy asks Junior whether he has seen a white girl named something like Delia or Dahlia. Easy jumps through the open window and exchanges gunfire with Albright.