However, he reluctantly recognises that he needs Rose: He was aware that she belonged to his life, like a room or a chair: she was something which completed him. He wants to rip a plaster off Spicer's cheek to see the wound open, he pinches Rose's wrist until it hurts, and, on their first date, threatens her with the acid he regularly carries.
Altschuler analyzes the impact that rock and roll music has made on American culture. These affluent teenagers would go into the stores to buy records and would skip right over Sinatra and Como and reach for Pressley and Holly Although the writer goes into detail about place names in the town he mentions the Palace Pier, Montpellier road, the West Pier and the racetrack the specific setting of Brighton appears to have little significance, as it could be any seaside town - "yesterday Southend, today Brighton, tomorrow" Greene's openin In addition, the word PHIL comes out of a session with the Board and Ida believes this refers to an acquaintance, Phil Corkery usually referred to as Mr Corkery to distinguish him from the characters of the underworld such as Dallow and Cubitt who are never given a title who, coincidentally, has invited her to Brighton.
Ida sees the good in Rose and wants to save her from Pinkie, and Rose is part of Ida's motivation for continuing her quest. At the beginning of this chapter there is the planning and thoughts of the suicide arranged to take place that evening. Not coincidentally, they also belong to the lower classes of their society in Brighton; the blatant and traumatic exposure that Pinkie has to his parents having intercourse, and his subsequent religious-inflected revulsion against it, comes from the squalor of their living conditions.
Some rocks were hard while others were soft