The theme of this story is that you should always do the right thing. In the story Jose and Arnie were cleaning an older man's pool. Well at least Jose was and arnie was going nothing. When the man came to check how they were doing on the pool he fell in and injured himself badly. Jose immediately went to help him while Arnie went as far away from the scene as he could. This shows how the story's theme is doing the right thing.
Arnie is one of the main characters from born worker. He is Josa's cousin and he is basically a spoiled brat. He is very rude to other people. Arnie also constantly lies to make himself come off as not a bad person while he really is. Arne's appearance is very new and trendy and expensive because his family is in a higher class.
Jose is the main character of the story and he is a very hard worker from a lower class family. He was bork a worker but he also has a drive to do the right thing. His appearance is very simple and not the fanciest of clothes.
In the text it states "He believed in hard work, believed that his strength was as ancient as a rocks. " This is a simile which is a form of figurative language
I'm an ancient rock
Theme: The subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic
Character: The mental and moral qualities that are distinctive to an individual
Figurative language:Words and phrases whose connotations go beyond their literal meaning