Finding Forrester

-That's not a real job.
-Leave him alone.

Ma, look, l rap, l get busy.
You know l got my rap thing going.

Don't bring up the rap.
Eat your food.

-You don't want to hear my songs?

l'll sing it for you now.
When l come due
And l blow the spot

Yourson is supervisor
Of the parking lot

Tell her, Jamal.
My choice is hot, right?

Jamal Wallace?
Hi, l'm Claire Spence.
Bradley asked me to show you around.
All right.
Come on.
Don't worry about answering
any questions or anything.

Not till you decide
what you're gonna do.

Besides, the teachers here...
...aren't all that into
student participation.

They're busy listening
to themselves talk.

-What do you mean?
-You'll see.

This morning we begin our third
required reading of the semester...

...the study of a novel
that offers everything...

...and an author who could
have offered much more.

That's Robert Crawford.
Been here as long
as most of the buildings.