Characterization In Seventh Grade By Gary Soto

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Characterization in “Seventh Grade” Gary Soto uses small details, clues and hints in “Seventh Grade” to characterize the embarrassment of a seventh grade boy. “What is a noun?”.... Mr. Lucas asked Victor. “Teresa”...he replied. (Soto 125) Victor had just said the name of his crush; Teresa, in front of the whole classroom. Then, some girls started giggling because they knew he liked her. This quote shows Victor getting tongue tied and blurting out the name of his crush because of his admiration for her. “Victor raised his hand, wanting to impress Teresa” (Soto 126) Victor had just volunteered to speak french in front of the whole class just to impress Teresa. This quote gives details on how Victor risked humiliation just to impress his

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