Tricks - Cody Summary & Analysis

Ellen Hopkins
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Cody Summary

Jack's stomach pains turn out to be cancer, and Cody's mother begins attending Church once more. Cory and Cody drink and do every kind of drug they can get their hands on to avoid thinking about death.

After gambling, Cody heads to Ronnie's but runs into Cory on the way, who leaps into the car. The police are after Cory for breaking and entering. Both of them are beyond upset, end up crying, and hugging each other.

Cody Analysis

Jack's cancer serves as an excuse for Cody and Ronnie to consume themselves with the use of drugs. Their behavior is very dangerous. Cody's addiction to gambling continues on, and Cory's deviance continues escalating. Cody and Cory's mother is clearly absent from everything going on, and while it can be argued that she is having to contend with Jack's cancer, it can also be...

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