Jose was a hard working kid who has a friend that always takes credit for what Jose. Jose was a good kid and did anything he could to get money for food. Arnie was rude to Jose because he was intelligent. Arnie lied about everything Jose did. Arnie lied to the cops about saving his life but Jose did.
The conflict of the story is that Jose tries so hard but never gets a reward. Arnie his best friend lied about everything about him and called him a born worker. Jose was a hard working man but Arnie wasn't . He worked hard to get money for his family. He did a large number of jobs for his family.
Events from the story
Jose was working on the pool while Arnie watched him. Jose did all of the work but didnt get a reward. Jose was respectful because of the way he was raised.