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Forrest's Idiot: Character Analysis

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Forrest must deal with everyone calling him an idiot, throughout the book people call Forrest an idiot and he hates it. Everywhere he goes, he must deal with it when he goes to space the newspapers read “Woman, Ape and Idiot in Next U.S space effort”, “Girl, Goon, and Gorilla to Lift Off Today”, and “Up They Go-But Who’s in Charge?” (Groom, 2014. Pg. 110). Having to deal with being called an idiot his whole life Forrest has learned to let it go but when he was younger he would instead of fighting, run away as fast as he could. Running also became a way for Forrest to think things through.
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