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Gym Candy - Part 5, Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Carl Deuker
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Part 5, Chapter 9 Summary

From time to time, Mick believes that Drew and Coach Stimes are on to his use of drugs, but he decides he is just being silly. Before game seven against Liberty High, Mick injects himself and has a bout of overexcitedness. Mick tries to ease up during the game, but a fumble is caught by an opposing player whom Mick has already beaten twice before. Mick goes into a rage and tackles him, and the referee calls a personal foul and Mick is ejected from the game.

He is humiliated that night, and his father warns him not to do it again.

Part 5, Chapter 9 Analysis

Anger brought on from the drugs causes Mick to tackle an opposing player, resulting not only in a personal foul but ejection from the game. This is the first time that Mick's drug-induced anger has spilled...

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