Baddest Dog In Harlem - David Said Block 4

Baddest Dog In Harlem - David Said Block 4

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  • Big Joe's Bar-B-Que and Burger Restaurant
  • The main characters are sitting outside of Big Joe's place, arguing over who is the best fighter of all time. Willie, Joe, Pedro, Tommy, Mr. Lynch, and the narrator meet the cops which report that there is a gunner nearby. - Mood ( Pg. 17 ) - Dialogue ( Pg. 17 ) 
  • One of the officers accidentally slips on a Dog's scat and ends up misfiring. This alarms the rest of the officers, causing them to start shooting at the building where the gunner hid. This kickstarted the plot. - Foreshadow ( Pg. 19 ) - Tension ( Pg. 18 )
  • The cops find the owner of the apartment and they go upstairs to investigate. To their shock, they find no gunner and what remained was the owner's freshly slain dog. Narrator mentions this is something he'd never forget. - Hyperbole ( Pg. 22 ) - Suspense ( Pg. 23 )
  • The narrator finds out there was more than just a slain dog. He walks into the room across from where the dog had died and laid eyes on the sight of a dying young boy. - Pathos ( Pg. 24 ) - Tension ( Pg. 24 )
  • The narrator showed respect to the body by covering it and exiting the building.  He began making his way back to the rest of the people. - Mood ( Pg. 24 ) Tone ( Pg. 24 )
  • While the cops went down to the station to settle stuff with the owner, the narrator was left bewildered by what he had seen. As he approached his friends, they got an inkling of what may have happened inside, without having to ask him. - Pathos ( Pg. 25 ) Internal Conflict ( Pg. 25 )
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