Character Analysis Of Amanda In Jerry Spinelli's 'Maniac Magee'

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In the story, Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli the author develops Amanda in many ways. Spinelli uses the main character words, actions, and thoughts to develop Amanda into a caring character. {Caring} The first way we see that Spinelli develops Amanda is through her words. For example, Amanda can be clearly seen as caring when she says, “She stopped, turned. "Ohhhh," she squeaked. She tore a book from the suitcase, hurled it at him - "Here!" and dashed into the school.” This phrase clearly makes Amanda look like a caring character. Another way that the author develops Amanda to be caring is by using the actions of the main character Amanda. In the story, Amanda can be seen doing a caring action. This is a great example of developing
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