Unformatted text preview: one that hadn’t just put her husband in the ground, he might have asked her for a date. A row of pale freckles fell across her nose, and today her hair was untied, hanging down over her shoulders.” And also on page 332. “He studied her skin, which was not as rough as he’d first thought, her sandy hair, and those eyes that seemed to drink him in. He wondered how she had passed her life so far, stuck on a mud lane in the most spiritless backwater he’d ever seen. He was curious about her static world as she was about his wandering one”. The main character is portrayed through his thoughts about where he is form his age and his looks comparing himself to another person. He compares his age to Ada and his size and looks to her deceased husband. The author does a good job of portraying the each charcter through these ways and makes it easy for the reader to get into the story....
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- Fall '07
- A Great Way to Care, Human physical appearance, sandy hair