Marble Chop Character Analysis

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“I did it” Lupe said under her breath. In the story, “Marble Champ”, by Gary Soto, the protagonist, is a young girl named Lupe Medrano. Lupe is determined to be a good player at marbles because she works hard, and she has confidence that she will do well. First of all, Lupe is determined because she works and practices very hard. She takes it seriously. In fact, whenever she gets home from school she goes straight to practicing instead of doing her homework, only taking a short time to grab a snack. Therefore, she is starting to want to be good and likes to play. Also, she squeezes a rubber eraser one hundred times hoping it would strengthen her thumb. This must take a lot of work and effort to do this. Especially for someone who normally
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