May 5, 2012

NOVEL CATCH US IF YOU CAN : THEMES





CARING FOR THE ELDERY 

    Rory , a young boy , cares for his aging granda . he takes on the responsibility in doing so without any complaints or qualms . Rory ensures that his granda has his meals and takes his medication on time . He is even willing to put aside his own interest like joining the school football team . Granda is becoming senile and tends to be forgetful . Rory rushes to the bakery immediately after school . He gets pies from the bakery as lunch for Granda ,

   Granda has thrown Rory's homework jotter down the rubbish chute but Rory does not blame Granda or gets angry . As a young boy , Rory exhibits great understanding and patience in handling his aging grandfather .

   Taking care of the eldery is never an easy task . Rory is a courageous boy who not only takes care his granda , but also emotionally as well as physiological needs . 

BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER 

   Blood is thicker than water . Family will sick by us through thick and thin . Rory examplifies that quality throughout the novel . He never once thinks of abandoning his Granda when the going gets tough . They lose their home because Granda leaves the chip pan on the stove .  Rory does not blame his granda over the accident . He knows that Granda is suffering from memory loss . 

   When Rory sees that Granda is dying on the inside at Rachnadar , he plans the escape . Moreover , he does not want to be separated from his grandfather . Granda suggests to Rory to run when the police block the entrance to the caravan park . However , Rory insists on staying by his granda's side . Rory is the epitome of what the younger generation