Divide by Two by Francisco Arcellana. Words Sep 18th, 9 Pages. • Characters: 1. Narrator •*passive/lazy • – from the beginning, he showed no interest. Read story Divide by Two: Answers to Guide Questions by pursuerpassions (Sab ) with reads. questions, sabrina, answers. 1. Describe Belle as a person. •Characters: 1. Narrator •*passive/lazy • – from the beginning, he showed no interest about the issue • – he keeps on sitting on his lounging.
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Upon the confrontation of two men, he shouted at him which noted that he lacked of good manners. He might farncisco a construction worker or farmer or anything that requires much manpower. It means that he have gone a very hard work as associated In the first explanation. Just like when his wife almost went out to confront their neighbors, he decided to write a note instead. But when the music stopped, he came back to the reality. Belle Aggressive -She forced her husband to act regarding on the issue as soon as possible.
When her husband about to play a range disc for music, she suddenly snapped the player shut. That behavior directly to describing aggressiveness. Alpha female -She ruled over her husband.
She can control her husband by just showing dominant feelings. She put her husband into a conversation which her husband was not interested of her role. He did not let his emotion take over his actions. This tantamount not he francisfo a good manners thus, aware educated person. This proves he had already finished college and even got his masteral degree. High social rank -Since he had finished college, this yields to higher social rank.
Nata -Probably child of the narrator and Belle. She opened the issue of setting down a line of adobe blocks. Her husband agreed upon on her and stood at the window. He was changing his wet clothes while they were talking. After that, he sat on his lounging chair while listen to Belle. Meanwhile, Belle threw denunciatory words against their neighbors.
The piano music threaded through the words and this made him to relax for he was so tired. Belle insisted that their neighbors should have informed them about the fence. Her husband seemed to have no interest about it after all. Their conversation became more serious and intense when the music already gone. He tried to turn on his range disc player but Belle shut it.
He was annoyed with her. Then she asked him about the demonstrativeness of their neighbor. He gave contrasting answer and told her why they were always together when searching of a good spot of their cottage and choosing a cottage right up next to theirs. The Belle raised another issue which is the unfair decision of their lawn. Belle wanted him to do something as soon as possible about it. But her husband seemed to be not interested so she decided to do it by herself. She almost open their door when he gave her an idea.
He decided to give them a note regarding the issue. He used an old legal sized paper and started typing letters. He gave it to Belle and she seemed to be contented. The accused guy received it immediately. He invited the guy standing on his porch to come in but he refused. Instead they walked together along Finchshafen road. The accused guy made the first move after a long dead air.
Their conversation arrived at the point where each of them commenting about their life. Suddenly, the defendant raised his voice which caught attention of their other neighbor. Out of nowhere, Belle appeared. Her whole body was consumed by fury. She was standing beside the defendant and before the accused and started shouting on his face. Her husband tried to calm her but it was no use.
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It was his fight not her. Her fury made her deaf. The story ended when the defendant pulled at her wife and dragged her bodily away. Thus creating more complex situation. Upon the confrontation, is there any reason for them why they should walk a little farther from their house? It is important to understand the messages beneath those symbolisms so that it agcellana be easy wto know the real message of the whole story.
It relates what happens in an objective manner without giving any comments. The issue of demonstrativeness between their neighbors was also raised.
Finally, the issue about the reason why she chose the spot right up next to their. They talked about their lives and also about the unfriendly note. It came to the point that the author yelled at him.
The scenario became more intense when Belle appeared and started shouting at the guy. The enemy is mine. Bby is my fight and the adversary is mine.
He gained courage to face the problem in their relationship. He faced it as a man and as a husband of Belle. The end does not satisfy the means. It did not directly implied what do really happen in the end. The characters were the Author, who was the husband of Belle and the dynamic character in the story. Belle, was the wife of the author in the story and a person who sees small things to bj one. The Lady, she was the wife of the guy and the person whom Belle dislikes.
Finally, Nata, The child of Belle and the Author and the one who delivered the message to their neighbor.
Theme The story showed how destructive jealousy was. The possible outcome of extreme anger, the strength of their faith and shadows of love. Jealousy is the parameter of love. It is not a hindrance rather a measurement arceplana test how strong their love is.
Divide by Two by Francisco Arcellana
But if jealousy wins over dividd lover, it might become a double-edge sword slashing not only your love at each other but also trust and everything will follow. You can do things that you never expected. It is destructive because it can possibly harm others. If you have faith, you have trust with him or her.
During dark ardellana, faith will the sole surviving guide. Do not let your emotion overcome you. Respect people though their were your enemies. But as a whole, the story was serious. Every events happened one step at a time. He also used symbolic words to hide and at the same time to expose his ideas in an artistic manner. Home Divide by Two by Francisco Arcellana.