Transcript of Something Wicked This Way Comes Project
Arrivals Chapters 1 & 2 A lightning rod salesman named Tom Fury gives two boys, Jim and Will, a lightning rod cause he predicts a storm is coming so, they put it on Jim's house. Soon after, they go to the library. Chapters 3 & 4 Charles Halloway, Will's dad, starts to wonder why people are the way they are. Will and Jim are running in the town until they see Mr. Crosetti crying in front of his shop because of the smell of cotton candy. Chapters 5 & 6 Charles Halloway sees a man putting up posters about "Cooger & Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show" and inside the shop he is in, he sees a block of ice that advertises on the "Most Beautiful Woman in the World". The boys on the other hand go by the "Theater" and see things going on inside that they can't understand. Chapters 7 & 8 Jim and Will leave the theater and find a paper that advertises the Cooger and Dark show and saw that it was coming tomorrow. When Will gets home he starts to wonder why his mother is so happy and why his dad is so sad. Chapter 9 & 10 Jim and his mother talk and after the talk Jim knocks down the lightning rod to see what would happen. The lightning rod salesman happens to stop by the shop Charles was at and saw the sculpture and started to wonder what would happen if the ice melted. Chapters 11 & 12 At 3 o'clock in the morning, the boys are awaken by a train sound. They go toward the sound and see the carnival. They end up running home scared. Chapters 13 & 14 Charles, who is in the library, sees the boys run by. He sees in the distance the carnival. As he was walking home he saw in the store that the ice sculpture was no more but, a pool of water and shards of ice with hair in them. Later, Will figures out that his father knows about the carnival. Chapters 15 & 16 The boys go to the carnival and bump into Miss Foley, their teacher, and later on had to pull her out of the mirror maze cause she was lost. As the boys leave the carnival they trip over a leather bag. Chapters 17 & 18 The boys ended up staying at the carnival and got on the carousel that said "out of order". They end up meeting Mr. Dark and Cooger later on. They climbed a tree not far from the carnival and watched how Mr. Cooger got younger by riding backwards on the carousel. Something Wicked This Way Comes Ray Bradbury Chapters 19 & 20 The boys follow the young Mr.Cooger to Miss Foley's house and went inside. While there, they figure out the music that was played on the carousel. When the boys got home the were yelled at and sent upstairs to their rooms as punishment. Chapters 21 & 22 The boys go to Miss Folely's house and start fighting outside. The young Mr. Cooger throws jewelery on them and takes off with Jim and Will after him. Now everyone will think off them as thieves. Chapters 23 & 24 Mr. Cooger runs to the carousel to get older and offers Jim a ride but he is tackled by Will. They fight and break the control box and the carousel speeds up and Mr. Cooger ends up being 100 years old and barely living. Mr. Dark brings him back to life by electrocuting him and Mr. Cooger is now Mr. Electrico. Pursuits Chapter 25 & 26 Chapter 27 & 28 Chapters 29 & 30 Chapters 31 & 32 The boys are taken to a police station but, didn't go in. They talked for awhile about what has happened. Soon they go through the police station window answering Ms. Foley's question. Charles Halloway takes the boys home. He starts to talk to his son about good and about his life. They laugh together and go to sleep. The Dust Witch comes by and leaves a tracking on Jim's house but, the boys soon after wash it off. Then Will shot at the witch's balloon making it deflate. The next day they confront a little girl under a tree and left her to go get help. When they came back she was gone and a parade was going though the town. Chapter 33 & 34 Chapter 35 & 36 As the boys hide, Mr. Dark confronts Charles Halloway in a cigar store asking for Will and Jim. Charles denies that he knows them and distracts the witch from finding them. Will calls his father and tells him that they are not going to be home that night and then ,Will and Jim go into hiding in a grille. Chapter 37 & 38 Mr. Halloway goes to the library and researches about the carnival. Soon Will and Jim come to the library and they all exchange info on what they know so far. Chapter 39 & 40 Charles and the boys figure out many things about the carnival. Charles tells them the purpose of the carnival and that it feeds off evil and sorrow in people. Chapter 41 & 42 Mr. Dark threatens Mr. Halloway and says that he will send the Dust Witch to stop his heart. Then Mr. Dark looks for the boys and finds them eventually by following the sound of Will's cry. Chapters 43 & 44 The Dust Witch cast a spell on the boys so the can't hear, see, or speak. Soon after, she starts to slow Charles' heart but, doesn't succeed because of his laughter. Departures Chapter 45 & 46 Mr. Dark walks the boys to the carnival and places them in the mirror maze. He then goes on the stage and announces the last trick: "The Bullet Trick." The one who volunteers to do it is Charles Hallowy. Chapter 47 & 48 When Charles gets up there he is tossed the rifle and starts calling for his son for help and Will appears at the edge of the mirror maze still under the spell. Charles marks the bullet with a smile and the smile kills the witch. Chapters 49 & 50 Will tells Charles that he loves him and doesn't care how old he is and Charles shatters the whole mirror maze by laughing. Then they go look for Jim. Chapter 51 & 52 Will tries to take Jim off the carousel but, Jim falls to the ground motionless. Then a boy comes asking for help and it ends up being Mr. Dark 9-years old. Charles kills him by hugging him. Chapter 53 & 54 The freaks are now free but, Jim is still motionless. Charles and Will start to sing and laugh and it brings Jim back. They destroy the carousel and go back into town. The End!!!^_^ Character Analysis and Theme/Motifs/SymbolsFull transcript
Time!!!!!! Will Halloway Will has blond-white hair and clear blue eyes. He was born one minute before midnight on October 30th. He is happy with who he is and is a good person overall. Jim Nightshade Jim is a boy with wild, thick hair, the color of waxed chestnuts. He is constantly looking for excitement. He is not happy with who he is. He wants to be older.His sense of adventure always interferes with his sense of right and wrong. Charles Halloway Charles is Will's father. He is 54 years old and works in the library as a janitor. He loves Will the best he can but, he thinks he is too old to raise a child. Mr. Dark Mr. Dark is a tall man with a pale, pockmarked face and yellow eyes. He wears a red vest with a black suit that appears very itchy. He is part owner of Cooger and Dark's Combined Shadow Shows. Mr.Cooger Mr.Cooger is a man with lots of identities in this book. He was Mr. Cooger, Robert, and Mr. Electrico. He has bright red hair, bright blue eyes, and big muscles.He is also a part owner of Cooger and Dark's Combined Shadow Shows. Age Charles Halloway learns that it doesn't matter the number of years that one has been alive but, the feelings that one has, the love that one exhibits. Magic Magic is something Mr. Dark and the carnival uses. Mr. Halloway proves that Magic is apart of life when he killed the witch with his smile. Boys Young boys run where they will and act upon passing fancies. So does life. Things can occur unexpectedly and pop out of nowhere like boys who run anywhere and can be anywhere at anytime. The Carnival The carnival itself is pure evil. It takes people in that are not really part of the community and turns them into freaks. Its evil is viewed to destroy towns it visits. By the prickling of my thumbs,
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