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: Don't worry, Mr. Simms. I look weird, but otherwise I'm real normal. Everything'll be cool.
: What's his problem, Ma? Rusty Dennis
: Nothing. He's just another asshole. You let that negative dreck in and it'll put ya away. You can be a chickenshit and die or be a mensch and keep makin' yourself well.
: [smashes some plates
] I hate you going out every night and coming home wasted all the time! Rusty Dennis
: It's none of your goddamn business! Rocky Dennis
: You're my mother! Rusty Dennis
: Well, you're not my warden!
] These things are good: ice cream and cake, a ride on a Harley, seeing monkeys in the trees, the rain on my tongue, and the sun shining on my face. These things are a drag: dust in my hair, holes in my shoes, no money in my pocket, and the sun shining on my face.
[after Rocky gave impressive speech on how the Trojan War started
: That wasn't bad, Dennis. How about you tutor me? Rocky Dennis
: Tutor you? Eric
: Yeah. Cooley almost failed me last year. Rocky Dennis
: Ok. But it will cost you $3 an hour. Eric
: Three bucks?
[classroom falls silent and looks back at the two because of the sudden outburst
: [kinda tense
] It's a deal.
] Rocky Dennis
: Make myself well.