She leaves her husband with her neighbor Mr.. Sanguine, which
may be the reason for Harpoon’s turn of events. Briefly describe
the character and his or her relations with other characters (a
solid paragraph or two). This is a more detailed factual
description of your chosen character. You may combine your own
factual description with quotations from the text. Give page
numbers. When Sorry is first introduced she was said to have a
“sweet voice raised in song” (15). Readers are seemingly given an
image of her being a sweet and loving wife and mother..
But things go terribly wrong once she no longer sings (16). It’s also evident that Sorry was very vulnerable. She was so tired of being left home while her husband told fictional stories that Mr.. Cantata’s criticisms of Raised soon enveloped her heart like the darkness of Chatham- Shut. It may be Mr.. Cantata’s statement, “what’s the use of stories that aren’t true? That finally got to the lonely Sorry (20). Sorry was a ticking time bomb that blew up. It’s almost to be expected seeing as her family was the only happy one in a sad city.
Even love for her son couldn’t get her to stay. Although, just as things had turned around for Rasher and Harmon, Sorry had realized her mistake. Ironically, she described Mr.. Sanguine the same as the narrator had described Chatham-Shut. Lover, mother, and wife, Sorry as a full package. Luckily, she was able to see the light of the day, instead of the darkness of the night. Explain why you find the character interesting, and discuss how the character affects your understanding of the novel (a solid paragraph or two).
Sorry is a very minor character whom only appears in the
beginning and the end of the story. The best thing about Sorry is
that her small part had a huge impact on the way the story went.
First, lets observe the way she left her husband. She simply asked
him to look for some socks that their son Harmon may have lost, and
in that instance she disappeared. Her leaving with the stairs
neighbor was very contradictory with her character. Readers can
only sympathize with the openwork Rasher and their precious son
Rasher was so distraught over his wife leaving him that only after taking out his anger by smashing every clock in their home, he loses his ability to tell stories. The plot thickens as he no longer wants to tell stories and is visited by the Water Genie to have his story line disconnected. Moving over to Harmon, he was so heartbroken that he couldn’t concentrate on anything more than 1 1 minutes; this was the Same time that his mother left them (1 1 o’clock). All of these these are significant. Had it not been Corpora’s choice to leave her family for boring old Mr..
Sanguine, neither Hardbound nor Rasher would have helped save Kahn. It was her choice that led to Rasher’s choice to no longer tell stories. It was her choice that caused Harmon to take If’s tool hostage to get to the Walrus and keep his father’s storytelling abilities. Corpora’s choice kept Harmon from focusing on his first wish that would have kept him from ever going into Gulp City. Corpora’s choice led them both into gulp City. Corpora’s choice helped the sad city remember it’s name. Basically, without Sorry, no one would ever know about the sea of Stories.