others. This situation displays how she is quiet because she did not want to talk to people after Tina moved. The distant and withdrawn attitude that Georgia gives off draws Tiffany to talk and make friends with her, which helps Georgia to become more outgoing. Throughout the novel,
Foust-Wollenberg 2 Georgia also talks about how she does not like to talk or participate in any of her classes except for art. She is quiet in her classes because she does not like the attention and school bores her. The only part Georgia enjoys about school is art and she is very artistic. Her unwilling manner towards school T his proves she is quiet because she does not n’t talk to teachers or students, even in the class she loves the most. This quiet manner causes Miss Benedetto, the art teacher, to take a special liking to Georgia and care about furthering her art education by offering her a grant application. Georgia’s quiet ways help her to focus on her surroundings and be more observative. Being observant shows Georgia a lot of key details about the two most important parts of her life: her drawings and her father. When Georgia goes to the Brandywine River Museum and is looking around, she writes ; , “A single Indian in his canoe, on a wide, foamy river, steep canyons rising on either side… That one was called In the Crystal Depths. The Indian’s oar is still. He’s staring down, looking for something- or maybe he’s thinking- or maybe he’s admiring his reflection, like that Narcissus guy we read about in English. Something about it was sad
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