Fallen Angel By Walter Dean Myers: Character Analysis

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Fallen Angel the main character is Richie. Richie lives with his little brother and his mom who's an alcoholic. Richie has no idea what he wants to do after high schools. He is very smart but his family can’t afford to play for him to go to back to school. He is not sure of himself so he joins the army to escape all the confusion. After he joins people starts respecting and looking up to him. Richie, the protagonist of Fallen Angel by Walter Dean Myers and I are alike in many ways. We both central conare the same view of the world, are viewed by the world in similar ways and i would respond in a comparable way to the central conflict of the novel. Therefore, i believe given the chance, we could be friends.
Richie is unsure of himself. He doesn’t say it but he views the world as unfair. He has a bad life growing up so it’s not really his fault why he feels that way. When he joins he starts understanding mInore. I also see the world as an unfair place. It’s not fair how some people gets to grow up with rich parents and many poor. Many people have more Opportunities to be successful in life than others. Although the world is not fair, i believe thats how its supposed to be. If everything in this world was fair then we would not be free.
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He doesn't truly understand himself. He wants to know what’s the point of the war and why is he their. He also ask himself the question, did he join the army just to escape his problems or was it really to help people including his brother. His physical problem is his mother and brother. They are a poor family and they need help. His mom is an alcoholic so she really needs all the help she can get. The difference between me and him is i would have never joined the war. I would have found other ways to solve my problem and not run from them. I would have just found something I like to do, like basketball or other sports. I would have use that to escape my
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