By John Grisham Presented By Gabe Finley
His Black robe flowing after him shows urgent, powerful judge.
The courtroom was buzzing with nervous chatter. It means it shows when Pete Duffy didn't show up at court the courtroom was full of gossip.
He was as free as a bird. Theo got to leave school to go to watch a trial.
Theo Guilty or Innocent
The Accused Summary
It all took place in Strattenburg at a middle school, courthouse, computer store, Theo's house, V.F.W, and Gil's bike store. The major characters are Theo, Theo's parents, Mrs.Gladwell, Mr.Mount. The minor characters are Detective Vorman, Detective Hamilton, April, Woody, Baxter, Griff and Major. The story takes place on fall September Monday in present time. The main conflict is Theo gets accused for stealing computer hardware. The computer hardware was found in Theo's locker at school. He is questioned at school after his locker gets searched by the detectives and two computer laptops were found. Meanwhile earlier in the day, Theo found his locker to be messed up and his bike tires had been popped three times in a week. Theo gets into a fight at school about being accused. The book gets exciting when Ike and Theo work together to investigate two kids whose parents are clients of Theo's mom.
Theo pressed on... "' And proof beyond a responsible doubt, remember? what's the matter with you guys?"
This dialogue demonstrates Theo's passion for the law. This is also foreshadowing to Theo's upcoming situation.
'"The idea of accusing you of a burglary is ridiculous." Theo felt himself getting choked up, but managed to say, "Thanks, Major."
"Ï know you're innocent, Theo, and I'll do everything I can to help."
"Thanks," Theo said.
This dialogue show the support Theo had from family, friends, and teachers, that he was innocent.