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Unformatted text preview: one trait; they share a need for attention. Snowman constantly screams and involves himself in the lives of the Crakers in order to feel less lonely, more needed. Jimmy would “caper around the room” like a monkey and pretend to be sick in order to get attention, a reaction, anything out of his mother (31). Jimmy also had typical rebellious traits, like when his mother suggests the name “bandit” for his rakunk, though it is the name he was about to use, he purposely chooses “Killer” as the alternative (50). He also shows himself to be incredibly angry and disturbed when even after his mother leaves, devastating him, he makes up a skit using his hands making fun of his parents and describes her departing present of new clothes as “sucky,” and nothing more....
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