The events unfold when the protagonist and his friends are looking for fun and excitement and mistakenly identify a car parked at Greasy Lake as belonging to their friend Tony. Deciding to play a joke on him they honk and shine lights at the other car and upon the discovery that it doesn’t belong to their friend they find themselves in the middle of a fight, with a character much tougher and seemingly more bad, during which out of fear and desperation the narrator strikes the man with a iron and assumes that he has killed him. Inflamed by the almost ritualistic murder of the man the boys violently lash out on his girlfriend with the intention to rape her. They are caught in the act due to the arrival of another car and escape by hiding out in the lake where he "blundered into something. Something unspeakable, obscene, something soft, wet, moss-grown" (129). It turned out to be a corpse.
The “Greasy Lake” is a well versed short story written by Tom Coraghessan Boyle which gives us an account of events that take place in one night in the lives of young men that lead to a revelatory moment for them. It shows how one mistake made by the characters accelerate due to a series of bad choices and hence more mistakes follow, unwinding potential and critical consequences which accumulate to their revelatory moment…
The story “Greasy Lake” by TC Boyle is a story about three young men who think they are bad but then find out they are just going through a rebellious phase. Throughout the story there are several themes which are picked up on again and again.
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His belief is that postmodernism is a cleverly written “endless circuit of plot and character, the zanier, the more discordant, the more violent the better.” In this sense, Walker offers “Greasy Lake” as a story that possesses the grounds to portray the perfect revelatory, coming of age tale, where the protagonist undergoes changes in character and begins perceiving the world with mature eyes.
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