Student’s Name: Tutor’s Name: Course: Date Due: The Dum Dum Boys by Camden Joy The story Dum Dum boys in the book Lost joy by Camden Joy begins by bringing out the characters that will form the basis of this discussion. From the beginning Camden Joy portrays the life of two boys whose lives take a twist from their early days in childhood to teenage life and finally as adults. This discussion will try to explain how the lives of these characters develop and how they are affected by punk music through their rebellion and freedom. This discussion will also bring up a case study of other artists like Iggy as a relative case scenario. In addition we will be discussing the various areas of the lives of these characters in the story that are affected due to punk music lifestyle. Also we will look at how their rebellion reduced to mowing lawns in Florida for a living (Clayton). Iggy became a drug addict and lost his path and career at a young age due to influence from the punk music community. Conclusion Punk music lifestyle as portrayed in the life of two characters in the story Dum Dum boys by Camden Joy is one that has negative consequences. The twist of events that occur from rebellion to their peers from childhood to high school then further damage in their teenage life and a broken family relationships and finally alienation from the society. A case study of the life of one Iggy a punk lifestyle artist dabbed “godfather of punk” is enough proof that punk lifestyle affects one negatively. Work cited Funk Clayton. "Iggy Pop & The Stoogies". Aaep1600.osu.edu. N.p. 2017. Web. 6 Mar. 2017. Joy Camden. Lost Joy. 1st ed. New York: Verse Chorus Press 2015. Print. [...]
Read Dum Dum Boys by Camden Joy (not the song Dum Dum Boys by Iggy) and answer the question: The author often writes about music in his fiction, and has also written rock criticism. Read up on punk music and make the argument that the kind of music the boys listen to is important to the story.