Essays Tagged: "Gordie"

the body

THE BODY In Castel Rock Maine, There were four boys Vern Tesio, Gordie La Chance, Chris , and Teddy Duchamp. They have a tree house in a abandon park ... as missing but they said that they did it and they said where the body was. Gordie's brrother died in car crash. Gordies parents never paid any attention to Gord ... ing to find the dead child. Chris brought a gun that he stole off of his dads bureau. He let Gordie see it and he told Gordie that it wasn't loaded. So Gordie pulled the trigger. And KA-BLAM. T ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Body vs. "Stand By Me"

lue of friendship is as notarized in the novel as it is in the movie. For instance, while Chris and Gordie (two main characters) are walking together without the companionship of Vern and Teddy (the o ... companionship of Vern and Teddy (the other two), Chris asserts powerful and yet realistic words to Gordie. " 'And you know what Gordie? By next June, we'll all be quits.'?'It's asshole if your friend ...

(5 pages) 83 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"Stand By Me"

ed by a chance adventure that they embarked on at the end of an indolent summer. The four boys were Gordie Lachance, Chris Chambers Teddy Duchamp, and Vern Tessio. The boys had their own tree house wi ... at underneath their normal bravado and enthusiasm, each of them have problems at home to deal with. Gordie's older brother Denny was recently killed in an auto accident, and his parents have not handl ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Gordie Howe

and fellow classmates you will learn that miracles can happen, even to the poorest in our society. Gordie Howe proves that working hard and believing in your faith can make things become better in yo ... eing a kid, and determination.Growing up in a remote area, away from the populated parts of Canada, Gordie Howe became one of the best players in the NHL. This was not considered a Hawaiian Paradise; ...

(7 pages) 43 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

1950's: Not all It's Cracked Up To Be

thing obviously important to tell his friends. Finally, he is given the chance to explain to Chris, Gordie, and Teddy what he is so excited about. Vern explains to them that he just overheard his brot ... n trouble for lying from his father even though they may become heroes; as a result of his comment, Gordie has a look of worry and it becomes clear that there is more behind Chris's relationship with ...

(7 pages) 71 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Explore the representation of adolescence in 'Stand by Me' with reference to the key concepts. Whilst exploring the film as a whole do refer to specific scenes.

movie genre. The opening sequence reflects the close bond still shared by the two main characters (Gordie and Chris); as we see from the headline that Chris has been shot dead. The young boys wanting ... way so we understand jokes and other events that may happen throughout the film. For example, when Gordie meets the deer after the emotional scene with Chris, the narrator (older Gordie) explains the ...

(4 pages) 41 1 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Body" by Stephen King

n out to change how you think about the characters.Firstly, in the book a store keeper tried to rob Gordie. He did this by trying to short change Gordie and then putting his thumb on the weight scale. ... hort change Gordie and then putting his thumb on the weight scale. He probably thought that because Gordie was a kid he would not notice. This did not happen in the movie.Secondly, in the movie Gordie ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Body Book Report

e book to understand. It features four friends that are at the crossroads of their childhood lives. Gordie Lachance, Chris Chambers, Teddy Duchamp, Vern Tessio were at the age of 12 when the story beg ... ge of 12 when the story begins. Like all the other books I've read, The Body shows the bond between Gordie, Chris, Teddy, and Vern, which was almost inseparable because they complimented each other so ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stand By Me and The Body

embark on a journey to find the dead body of Ray Brower, a boy about the same age as the four boys: Gordie, Chris, Teddy, and Vern. Gordie, is generally seen as the most intelligent of the four boys, ... and how it plays out on their voyage. At one point, Teddy foolishly attempts to dodge a train, but Gordie jumps in and tears him away. Milo, the dump owner, makes fun of Teddy's dad, calling him a lo ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Stand By Me" & "The Body"

ok it is Vern who pulls Teddy. During the fight scene towards the end, Chris had the gun instead of Gordie, which I thought works better in the film. It sort of serves as a reciprocation for Chris for ... film. It sort of serves as a reciprocation for Chris for having led the expedition and "fathering" Gordie. The story that Gordie tells during the campfire scene is also different which is quite curio ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis