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When Dan Ross wrote the story Always A Motive he developed the character of Joe Manetti to fit the profile of a hopeless victim The word hopeless literally means one without hope86 one whos present situation is so bleak that he has no emotions regarding his future and the definition of victim is One hurt or adversely affected by an action beyond his control219 The author has accomplished an amazing feat because when we examine Joe Manetti more closely we see that everything about him from his physical actions and appearance to the emotions that he displays to the events that have orchestrated his life exemplify these characteristics Physically Joe Manetti is a man who elicits sympathy from the readers His outward appearance his voice and most of all his eyes display some degree of the pain and hopelessness he is suffering from Dan Ross introduces us to a man who is young and shabbily dressed107 and when we observe his face we see that it is pale and wears a haunted look107 We wonder what this man has suffered to allow these emotions to so obviously appear on his sad face When we here him speak we hear a voice that is flat and hopeless108 weary and agonized110 These are all indications of a troubled soul but it is when we look into Joes eyes that we begin to comprehend the depth of his despair When the young man with the tormented eyes110 bestows upon a child a glance of infinite sadness107 that sadness that hopeless feeling are instantly conveyed to us The feelings and emotions that Joe Manetti experiences also provide and insight into the bleakness and lack of hope in his life Joe begins the story in a confused state of emotions107 which is witnesses by the toll booth operator who observed that the young man seemed to be in some sort
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