yank into

yank someone or something into something

 and yank someone or something
to jerk or pull someone or something into something. Mary yanked Sally into the car and sped off. She yanked in the anchor rope and we rowed away.
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However, her entrance, unlike the Daughter's heavenly descent which promises redemption, nips all hopes in the bud and "hurls Yank into an existential crisis" (Beard, 2005: 62).