More Joy In Heaven Essay, Research Paper
Title Of Book: More JOy In Heaven
Type of Book: Historical Novel
Theme:In the eyes of the law,” once a criminal
always a criminal”. Despite one’s efforts
to change him or herself.
Plot:Kip Caley is given the benifit of the
doubt and is released from jail on the sole
word that he is a changed man.He is given
the opportunity to begin his life over.He
does so by trying to help his friends avoid
making the same mistake he made many years
back. Kip Caley was aware of his friends’
plot to rob a bank, and warned them the
last minute. Kip was caught in the crossfire
of the law and his ex-convict friends.He
later died in the Hospital.
Kip Caley- survivor, brave, ex-convict who is
released from jail before his parole
and completely changed his lifestyle.
Julie Evans- timid, paranoid, a model as well
as Kip’s girlfriend who is mad at the
Protagonist:I believe that the system is the
villain in this story because they
never gave Kip an actual fair chance
to reconstruct his life.
Antagonist:I think Kip Caley is the hero because
despite the hardship he’s been through
and the years he spent in prison, he
came back and was now trying to make
an impact on society.
Setting:This story commences during the Christmas
holidays in the early 1900’s in Toronto.
Mood:The story gave me mixes emotions.When Kip
was happy I was happy,when nothing went his
way I felt bad.
Style:The irony in this story was that although
the towns people believed Kip was a changed
man, in the end, he was the first to be
suspected of bank robbery.
Political or Social Importance:Kip was being used
as a money maker for Jenkins and that is
why he got the job at the hotel. He was
being used to make a profit for the people
Recommendation:I do not recommend this book to an
individual who is trying to discover him
or herself. I feel this book would not
motivate a person to change if he or she
feels that it will have but a negative
effect on his or her decission to change.