Skipper, Alden Nowlan

summary

Summary:

Skipper is a story about a boy, his mother, and his abusive drunk father, skipper hates his father and makes a promise to his mother to never be like him. As skipper grows up, he follows in his brothers footsteps, who followed their fathers footsteps, and comes home one night drunk and somewhat proud of his father


Examples and identification of narration in the story:

In the story, the narrator said "he grinned at her, insolently."


Explanation and evidence of how the narration creates tone:

the narrator creates a type of dark, sad tone by talking about how no matter how hard skipper tried, he still turned out like his father.