|He sat in the front now, right behind the driver, thinking about the girl in the diner and looking for some indication that he was getting close to home||At church, Arvin confronts Preston about Lenora and shoots and kills him with the Luger before fleeing|
|Willard, seeking answers and stability, allows himself to fall into the cold embrace of Christianity||A piece of cheap motel wall art could stand as the aesthetic credo: "It served no purpose that he could think of, other than to remind a person that the world was a sorry-ass place to be stuck living in|
As expected, Roy is unable to raise her from the dead and they flee the town, leaving Lenora with Emma Willard's mother.
|It didn't matter that the meat loaf was dry and the green beans were mushy and the roll as hard as a lump of 5 coal||He lived right outside of Philadelphia, and he thought that if he ever had to live in a place like Meade, Ohio, he'd go ahead and shoot himself|
|She's the bait for the next man deemed lucky enough to sate the disgusting photographer and his relentless quest for the perfect picture||The film contains a ceaseless narration by Pollock himself that introduces characters, moves the story along, and pays obvious tribute to the original novel|
Does the portrayal differ from your own experience of church or religion? Both left broken legacies to their children.16