FC: Rabbit, Run Written by: John Updike Discussed with: Alicia, Jenna, Tammy, Megan, and Mike
1: "The motions of Grace, the hardness of the heart; external circumstances." -Pascal, Pensee
2: -Feels trapped in life -Runs to get away
3: - Approached life like a highschool basketball game. - Rabbit's approach has proved to be ineffective.
4: -Felt control while playing highschool basketball, he longed for that feeling as an adult -Realizes he can not control the whole "game."
5: -Always searching for something better -Going Left, Right, North or South to find it.
6: "When a broad road leads off to the left, though it is unmarked, he takes it."
7: "It's like when they heard you were great and put two men on you and no matter which way you turned you bumped into one of them and the only thing to do was pass"
8: "So you passed and the ball belonged to the others and your hands were empty and the men on you looked foolish because in effect there was nobody there."