poor ol jake love in la

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Poor ol’ Jake “Love in LA” a story by Dagoberto Gilb, provides a glimpse of a young mans superficial view of what is important in life. Jake the young man in the story, is so caught up in his dreams, he never takes the time to find out what is important in his life. His view of the world is very superficial. For example, when he is involved in an auto accident he is more …

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…any chance of them having a relationship. Jake’s morals and ethics are very distorted. His daydreaming has helped him to avoid dealing with the serious problems he has encountered in this story. Jake is more sad and concerned about not having a fancy car than breaking the law and dumping an expensive repair bill on an innocent woman. His obsession with material goods is a continuing obstacle in his journey to achieve his goals.