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Gym Candy - Gym Candy Summary & Analysis

Carl Deuker
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Summary

During scrimmages, Mick runs through different kids, and the coaches are impressed. Mick's teammates, including Drew and DeShawn, are also impressed.

Afterward, Mick feels the adrenaline rushing through him, so he takes the jeep off the road and drives through a creek, speeding as he goes.

Analysis

Mick's continued devolution of responsibility passes a mile mark when he takes the jeep offroading at his own decision (as opposed to being pressured previously) and in so doing defies his mother's rules. This act of reckless behavior is an extension of Mick's reckless behavior with his use of performance enhancing drugs. The adrenaline rushing through his system -something uncontrollable- is symbolic of Mick's life, which appears to be uncontrollable as well as he continues taking drugs.

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