Miles Pudge Character Analysis

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Annie Trimboli Mrs. Collins LA Period 3 2/20/16 Novel Assignment Main Character Analysis: Miles “Pudge” Halter: 1. analytical 2. Miles's motivation is to have someone love him. He wants to be remembered and to have people recognize what he does as important. 3. Miles is struggling to define himself. Pudge is who he became when he transferred to Culver Creek, a fun loving, adventurous soul. Part of him still resides with Miles, his unsocial and restrained roots. Throughout the story he’s searching for his true identity and the great perhaps. “Before I got here, I thought for a long time that the way out of the labyrinth was to pretend that it did not exist, to build a small, self-sufficient world in the back corner of the endless maze and to pretend…show more content…
Only two people show up, two of his current school’s biggest nerds. 128 Days Before: Miles arrives at Culver Creek, where he meets his roommate, Chip and Alaska. Miles also gets the nickname "Pudge". 127 Days Before: Miles meets "The Eagle" and Takumi. He also eats his first bufriedo. During the Night, Kevin and other Weekday Warriors duct tape Miles and throw him in the lake. This makes the Colonel and a few other non-weekday warriors very angry. 126 Days Before: It’s the first day of school. The Colonel wakes to find the guys who dumped Miles in the lake also pissed in his shoes. 110 Days Before Miles gets kicked out of class and Alaska joins him. After all the classes are out, they smoke with The Colonel and Takumi. Alaska tells them that she "Smokes to die". 109 Days Before: Colonel and Pudge attend the first basketball game, where Kevin, one of the weekday warriors offers them a truce. They decline his offer and The Colonel tells pudge about how he gets kicked out of every basketball game. 122 Days Before: The Colonel introduces Miles to his girlfriend, Sara and he learns about the friction between the two. 108 Days
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