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True Nature Unveiled

  • Date Submitted: 05/26/2011 05:22 PM
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Great climatic scenes are based upon the enthralling passions of first loves naiveté.  

‘A novelty’ you think; for clearly you are unworthy of such devotion and unconditional

affection.   Irrationally you believe love is eternal; blinding you from reality. As if you are

superior to the effects of time and circumstances. Yet what it does is make you soar to the

highest precipice of happiness, only to have your equilibrium destroyed by potent wind,

plummeting you back to earth. Battered and bruised your trudging recovery is hindered with

sorrows shackled weight. Such is the story of young Emily Morrison and her first love(r),

Art(uro) Rodriguez, in ‘Detour for Emmy,’ written by Marilyn Reynolds.

Young Emily is a bright lady with biased eye towards Art and when she relied on him

for his love, understanding and support he simply could not handle his looming fate. With a

cowards mentality he denies, accuses, attempts to   coerce her decision with threats and

guilt by pointing out his cousin Roger’s circumstance with his juvenile girlfriend, Yolanda,

and their child. Caustically questioning “Is that what you want?…she’s quit school, she’s

home all day with her baby…look at her.” When asked about Roger he says: “He’s outside

drinking beer…Trying to escape the baby trap.”  

When all else has failed he abandons her with these words: “I did love you, Em…

maybe after you get an abortion… But I just can’t handle having a pregnant girlfriend.” A

callous move for someone who claims to love them with fervor. He makes a very strategic

maneuver of extraction from what he considers to be a difficult situation. Then to prove his

immunity to her distress he distracts himself with another young woman, Amy, whom she

spitefully makes known of their interactions by casually calling out a farewell   to Art by a

nickname with blatant meaning.

Arturo Rodriguez comes from a family who has ‘crapped out’ on...

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