The Chosen Character Analysis

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“Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character” (Heraclitus). In every novel, there is always a special and significant character that all readers will notice and impressed by. In the book The Chosen, a boy named Reuven Malter had impressed many readers of all age groups. His distinctive characters are shown throughout the incidents that had happened in the book. Many people appreciate Reuven because of his warm and kind conversations with his family and friends. To many readers, Reuven did demonstrate sympathetic, polite and generous throughout the story. After reading two-thirds of the book, one can quickly grasp that Reuven is quite different in character when compared to other teenage boys. Reuven to many followers of the book can be characterized as a sympathetic boy. He is sympathetic because of his emotion toward his roommate in the Memorial hospital and the grandeur president of America. Reuven’s friendly love toward Billy can be evident when he heard the bitter news from Billy’ parent that he will be blinded forever. However, his tears did not drop during the phone conversations, but when he was alone. Also, it is surprising that…show more content…
He can also be considered as a major character and the narrator for the whole book. He drives or leads all the readers from the beginning of the story till the end. His special character also brought him a different life experience when compared with the boys at the same age groups. In addition, Reuven also became an example for many teenage children to follow because he knows how to take control of his emotion during puberty. He did not get frustrated when dealing difficult situations, but taking a calm step and decisions. Reuven Malter’s warm, kind and big-hearted personality had shaped himself into a likeable young
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