Chapter 8 Themes and Colors Key LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in Outliers, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. The chapter opens with the story of the crash of Korean Air flight The plane was in good condition. The weather was bad, but not too bad.
It was the end of an era. Saturn finally moved out of Sagittarius and into Capricorn.
Snow fell upon all the living and the dead. Then I was shot through with shingles. Blistered and feverish on my couch, not yet thirty years old. There was so much to do. As I came to a couple of weeks later, with a swollen eye and a constellation of scabs, I retreated to Rochester to be with two friends, and to visit a site of a vanished utopian community.
I had not been to Rochester since My father-in-law was in a coma, and we were not sure if he would live or die, or what living would look like. I was with the same two friends. Then we sat in a garret apartment back in town and ate spaghetti and watched the documentary about Pussy Riot.
We wondered what was coming next. A lot happened, including that my father-in-law indeed lived, though in a profoundly altered state. And two years later I was back in Rochester, road weary.
It had been a full, but tiring couple of years, and I was wondering if or when rest would come. Partly it is my nostalgic sense, my primal feeling, that there is some better hereafter or long-before, always just out of reach. And partly because I have always felt stateless, caught between homes or non-homes, with no resting place, no place that is constant and marked by my presence.
It snowed eighteen inches that night. In the morning, we wrote and napped and wrote and napped in intervals, and then went for dinner at a place called Thai Mi Up. They were actually purveyors of Laos cuisine. It was time for me to figure out which utopian site I was going to take us to.
We drove out of the flat, snowy expanse of the city, across the Genesee River, through the woods, over orchards—tons of bare, gnarled apple trees—to a plot of land perched above the south shore of Sodus Bay, Lake Ontario: It was a beautiful, freezing blue day.
The snow was deep and muffled all sound except for the crowing cocks somewhere in the distance.External Analysis Toy Story is a movie series that targets young children, specifically those under the age of 6. This places an emphasis on targeting parents .
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