Postman Always Rings Twice
The postman always rings twice Author: James M. Cain Characterisation. Frank, a
man who falls in love with Cora. Heís a type of guy whoís rough but smart.

His passion for Cora makes him mad of love. Cora, the Greekís wife (Heís
always called the Greek in the book so Iíll better call him the Greek, his
real name is Nick) Cora is in doubt weather she would go with Frank or stay with
her husband, the Greek. She chooses for Frank. Genre. This book is a short
psychological novel. Narrative structure. Itís a first person story and told
in chronological order. The book spends about two or three months. Plot
outlineThe story is set in a roadside sandwich joint in California, which has a
living part, a filling station and a lunchroom part. When Frank arrived at the
lunchroom the Greek offered him a job. Frank said yes, and immediately when he
saw the Greeks wife Cora he felt in love with her. They made love to each other
when the Greek wasnít at home. One day they made a plan to kill the Greek, the
wanted to kill him in the bathroom but failed. The Greek fell on his head, but
wasnít dead. They told the police it was an accident. After a week the Greek
went out of the hospital, back home. But Cora and Frank drove away together.

After a while Cora wanted to go back home. So she did. But Frank staid in town
and three weeks later he met the Greek on the marked, the Greek asked him to
come back to the lunchroom and work again. Frank left the town with the Greek
and they drove to the lunchroom. When they got there, Frank met Cora again. They
still loved each other so they made a new plan to kill the Greek, and spent the
rest of their lives together. This time their plan worked and the Greek got
killed. First the judge didnít believe their story about this "car
accident". But Cora and Frank convinced the judge and they he pleaded them not
guilty. Cora and Frank were happy that their plan had worked. Cora got pregnant
and they made a ride in their car. But the worth ting happened, Cora got killed
on that ride because of a car accident. But Frank survived, and the judge
condemned him guilty for the murder on Cora and the Greek. Motive? Their money.

Theme and explanation of the title. I think you can describe the theme as: God
is punishing at once. (how do you say that in English?) The title means a
warning for something unexpected. I liked the book because of the authors easy
writing style. And it gives a good view of how far you can go for loving
somebody else