Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket
By Jack Finney
Irony: Tom risks his life for his life's work. But if he dies trying to get it back, it doesn't matter anymore.
Man vs. Environment and
"The mental picture of himself sliding along the ledge outside was absurd-it was actually comical-and he smiled" (Finney 18).
Setting: Lexington Ave., New York, New York.
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