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Marta Salinas Short Story Charles

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Marta Salinas’ short story “Charles” introduces the inspired character of Martha, a girl who works hard to get the Scholarship Jacket since first grade, but then there is a slight complication. For Example, Martha was inspirited by her big sister. Martha was very motivated when her “oldest sister Rosie [has] won the jacket a few years back”(218). This quote shows that Martha saw that her sister got the jacket when she was in school, and she showed her spirited personality when she works hard to get the jacket for herself. Also, Martha was motivated to get straight A’s to get the scholarship jacket. Martha worked very hard in order to be a “straight A student since the first grade”(218). This shows that Martha was easily motivated to
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