Transcript of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Thanks for listening! Hope you liked it! Scott Pilgrim is a twenty-three year old Canadian living in Toronto with his gay roommate, Wallace Wells. He plays the bass guitar in his band, Sex Bob-omb with his two other friends, Stephen & Kim. Recently, he started dating a seventeen year old Asian girl named Knives, who his friends disapprove of. The setting of the story takes place in Toronto, Canada & it is in modern times. Summary Setting by Bryan Lee O'Malley Characters Scott Pilgrim Scott Pilgrim is the main protagonist in the story. He is twenty three years old and lives in Toronto with his gay roommate. Scott enjoys playing video games and bass guitar in his band. Although he's dated a few times, Scott thinks that his view on relationships is perfect and flawless, meaning he thinks he can make no mistakes while dating. Ramona Flowers Ramona Victoria "Rammy" Flowers is an American from New York that has recently moved to Canada, and works as the Amazon Ninja Delivery Girl. She is twenty four years old, and the main love interest to Scott Pilgrim. Ramona tends to be very guarded, gives little information of her past, and dyes her hair frequently. She also has seven evil ex-boyfriends that Scott must defeat in order to date her in peace. Wallace Wells Wallace is Scott's gay roommate. The two share a bed, since they can't seem to afford another one. Wallace is often calm, collected and Scott's voice of reason. He openly hates Scott's ex-girlfriend, Envy Adams. Wallace appears to be comfortable with his sexuality, and has a large amount of self confidence. Kimberly Pine Kim is the drummer for Sex Bob-ombs and Scott's ex-girlfriend. She is twenty three years old. Kim & Scott broke up when he moved to Toronto. When she moved there herself, they did not resume dating but instead formed a band. Stephen Stills Stephen is the lead guitarist and vocals of Sex Bob-omb. He is twenty two years old. Stephen is currently employed in a restaurant called The Happy Avocado. Knives Chau Knives is a seventeen year old Asian girl who is quite infatuated with Scott. Scott also forgets to break up with her once he starts seeing Ramona. Her idol is Envy Adams. Matthew Patel Matthew is Ramona's first evil ex-boyfriend. The two had dated in seventh grade, until Ramona had dumped him. The two had only kissed once, and Ramona claimed that she only dated him because he was the "non-white" and "non-jock" in her school at the time. Theme The themes in Scott Pilgrim vs. the world are to never give up, do not date two girls at the same time, and ALWAYS stock up on extra lives. Figurative Language "He punched the highlights out of her hair!"Full transcript
-Hyperbole "Scott Pilgrim, you are the salt of the earth."
-Metaphor "If your life had a face, I would punch it."
-Personification About the Author Bryan Lee O'Malley was born on February 21, 1979. He is best known for the Scott Pilgrim series. O'Malley is half Korean & half French-Canadian. He is currently married to the cartoonist, Hope Larson. My Opinion! I really, really loved this book! I am glad that my older cousin introduced me to the series years ago, or else I would have never known such glorious-ness in my entire life. It's hilarious and who ever hasn't read it, has not lived! One night, Scott has a dream about a girl on roller blades carrying a bag with a star on
it-- a girl he's never met before. He later discovers he dreamed of Ramona Flowers, a new girl in town who has recently moved from New York. When Scott receives an email from someone named Matthew Patel, he pays little attention to it. Little did he know, Matthew is one of the seven evil exes of Ramona and he must defeat all of them in order to date her.