Do you feel frustrated when
You have separate interests than your family?
And their family needs come in contact with what you want and get in they way?
Kyle's family races stock cars. His brother's always been a racer. So has his father, his grandfather, and his great grandfather before him.
But Kyle is not a racer. He plays the trumpet in the school band, and he has different things to do with his life.
And he begins to feel guilt from his family... When his brother is injured and he has to take his place. And race against the odds and the other racers.
GUILT! "Mom said 'I think you should do it.' As if she were pleading with him to make the right choice." (4) "Romeo, there is dead, was husband to that Juliet, an she is now dead, that Romeo's faithful wife."(V iii)
FEUDS! "He found the deep blue number 12 nineteen cars back, in the line of thirty three."(22) "Three civil brawls, bred ofan angry word by thee, Old Capulet and Montegue."(I i)
Yellow Flag by Robery Lipsyte. Read it today!