Character Analysis Of Louie Zamperini In Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken

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Have you ever thought of how it would be to have a plane crash and be deserted for more than 40 days? Well neither did Louie Zamperini, until it happened. Louis Zamperini never thought that he would be lost at seas but when his B-24 crashed down in the pacific that's just what happened. Though his whole life he has been all sorts of things, rebellious, determined, courageous, and more. Louie Zamperini, from the book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand shows the characteristic traits of rebellious and determined through the thing that he does in this book.
Louie Zamperini as a kid was very rebellious. He would do many things that would get him into big trouble, not just with his parents but also with the police. Louie got into trouble even though he was only two years old, “In 1919, when two-year-old Louie was sick with pneumonia, he …show more content…

Louie was known for doing things that he was not supposed to, “When Louie came home drenched in oil after diving into an oil rig well and nearly drowning, it took a gallon of turpentine and a lot of scrubbing before his father recognized him again. Thrilled by the crashing of boundaries, Louie was untamable. In Torrance, a rebel was born.” (7) This shows Louie in a rebellious look because without thinking he would do things that could have gotten him killed. He would slipshod for a lot of things he thought were fun. Many people usually start to smoke at the age of 18 and they usually start to drink at the age of 21 but not Louie, he started to smoke when he was 5 and started to drink when he was 8, “At five, he started smoking, picking up cigarette butts while walking

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