How Does Memo Affect Roy's Life

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Roy Hobbs meets three women who impact his life throughout the novel. Their names are Harriet Bird, Memo Paris, and Iris Lemon. The way Roy treats these women shows a lot about Roy’s character. Harriet Bird is mysterious, and shows how fate plays an important role in Roy’s life. Memo is beautiful, and is the source for much distress in Roy’s life. Iris is loving, and is a benevolent figure in Roy’s life. All these women have a lasting effect on Roy. Roy first meets Harriet Bird on a train heading towards Chicago. He tries to romance her, but she is more interested in a more successful baseball player known as the Whammer. After Roy strikes out the Whammer at a competition set up by Roy’s friend Sam Simpson, Harriet becomes more interested
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