Feel my hair if you want to, Ben. The sex scene doesn't work today. For me, yes and no. Is this what her father was afraid of? They begin to move again, faster this time. A whispery little sound, but not scary. It’s hard to read it and still feel inside the book. 11 Responses to "Beverly Marsh Sewer Scene Excerpt… An 11-year-old Girl Fucks All Her Friends to Save the World 88% Upvoted. 'I know something,' Beverly said in the dark, and to Bill her voice sounded older. They accomplish this by having sex with each other. Something very akin to the sex scene happens at least two other times in the book.
It becomes irritatingly clear that Bev is something of a transdimensional sex doll being passed around (Ben will be the guy to take her home, King assures us). I got what King was going for when I first read the book, although it made me uncomfortable even then. Because they already have their pants off, Patrick, one of Henryâs cronies, starts giving Henry a handjob. That doesn't mean I think the book shouldn't be read, but it does mean acknowledging that the portrayal of a young and vulnerable girl is pathetically bad. So she flies, she flies up, and now the power is not with her or with him but somewhere between them, and he cries out, and she can feel his arms trembling, and she arches up and into him, feeling his spasm, his touch, his total fleeting intimacy with her in the dark. The question wouldn't be about whether or not the sex scene is problematic. All that being said, the scene toward the end where Beverly has sex with all the other kids seemed extraneous to me. One of the smarter things the movie adaptation It: Chapter One did (honestly, what just about any successful cinematic adaptation of a King story does) was change details and omit or revise certain scenes in order to make the story play better on the big screen. Her consciousness breaks down a little there. 'Is he still out there, or what?' Your dad works down here! She's quite sure there's more talk, some whispered, some loud, and can't remember what is said.
It's going to happen again, I don't know if I can stand it - But her thoughts are swept away by the utter sweetness of it, and she barely hears him whispering, 'I love you, Bev, I love you, I'll always love you' saying it over and over and not stuttering at all. 'I think that's sort of the idea,' she tells him and holds him gently and guides him. We discuss how the movie depicts it. . She senses that this is something for him, something extraordinarily, special, something like . . His voice is pleasant. I came upon this site by accident today. Does the sex scene work within the narrative? you know, like the big boys say. I was ten when I read the book the first time, and my views on it have changed. . I don't know if this is such a good idea." - she draws her breath in, her teeth biting at her lower lip and thinks of the birds again, the spring birds, lining the roofpeaks of houses, taking wing all at once under low March clouds. Don't have an account yet? If you're someone for whom the very idea of this is/was disgusting to the point that you're getting upset, if this column or its premise was upsetting, then I wouldn't read the book. Some people will find it intolerable, and the book will be ruined for them because of it. But she senses again that this ague is not all fear - part of it is the precursor of the throe this act is all about. In it, he is an assistant to Dussander in a medical experiment involving a 16-year-old Jewish girl. I read the first three books of The Chronicles out of sequence; I read the Illearth War first (book 2), then The Power that Preserves (Book 3) before getting my hands on a copy of Lord Foul's Bane (book 1), which may have insulated me from the protagonist's vile act early in the first book that convinces most people to check out of the series. Calmly, Beverly cut across his words. The sex scene in particular functions to bring the taboo, the ickiness, outside of the book and into real life. I didn't actually finish the book. What - ? ''It'' is not only the unknown monstrosity hiding beneath the city of Derry; ''It'' is also excrement, the dark, the unconscious, the sex act, and everything else that is frightening or inconceivable to children. I’m not an expert when it comes to literary critique, and I think it’s possible for more astute readers to understand the connection King was building with the sex scene. she cries suddenly, and the leash breaks. 2:07 ☆ it chapter one on crack - Duration: 5:02. flying. Yes!' There's more of this hardness; more of him. I'd like to think there was a different way for The Losers to get out of the sewer, but I can't say the method they chose was "off-message."
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