That Was Then, This is Now
Facts and Theme
- This quote explains that you get old physically but you mature mentally. Bryon shows that he matures when he is done dealing with Mark and ends up calling the cops.
"Growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change." - Clary Fray
- I think this quote explains how Bryon starts feeling bad about Charlie's death and other things he has done in the past.
"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are." - E.E. Cummings
- Bryon starts to grow up and mature and make Mark realize what he has done and is doing no matter if they are friends or not.
- I think growing up is a big theme in the story especially towards the end when Bryon calls the cops and starts to regret things he has done. Now I feel that Bryon is mature and has grown up. Mark has stayed the same kid but Bryon is quickly growing away from his bestfriend.