Whats Eating Gilbert Grape

“Momma was the prettiest girl in her time but, now she is the towns talk” In the movie what’s eating Gilbert grape?’ Gilberts states the above and you can see the amount of embarrassment and disappointment he has for bonnie (momma) and throughout the movie you will see the statement exemplify it’s self. In the movie Gilbert is a boy in about his early twenties or so. He lives in a small boring town in Endora, Iowa. He is the oldest and the man of the house consisting of his obese mom, his mentally handicapped little brother, and two sister one of them is a bratty fifteen year old who always comments on Gilberts actions. In addition to that he makes the money for the family working at a ...

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obese and dull also comparing her to a beached whale. In addition to that he commented on how small the house is considering the garth of what’s inside. These above statements coming from a son is like getting stabbed in the back if a son hates his mom that much or is embarrassed it’s clearly visible the disappointment gilbert feels for Bonnie other wise he would not persistently abuse his mom. Secondly when Becky had asked gilbert if she could see where he lives he hesitantly said yes. Next he took her about half a mile away from the house and said, “there it is”. As there were starring at the house Gilbert stated how small the house was considering “the garth of what’s inside it” which was directed towards his mother. Even comparing her to a beached whale. Gilbert is so frustrated at his whole household especially momma that he vents his anger by joking about his moms weight and health hazard.
The extent of embarrassment gilbert feels of momma is like a Zit on a teenager. To ...

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Added: 3/15/2011 01:51:45 AM
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