His family is constantly moving because his father is always chasing new business ideas. Chets mom suggested that he should live with his Uncle for the Summer but Chet was unsure because he hadn 't seen his Uncle in a very long time. After he arrived there he enjoyed living with his Uncle because he was funny and nice. He loved working at his Uncle’s diner were he made new friends named Dewey, Sid, and Monty. Having long lasting friends was hard for him because he was constantly moving around.
Sharon Draper’s Copper Sun contains several complex characters: Amari, Teenie and Afi - but possibly the one with the most essential change is Polly. Polly begins as a snobby but poor indentured servant, she has the same jobs as slave but feels superior to them. As the plot progresses, Polly begins to learn that the slaves are just ordinary people and whites aren’t superior, but the same. Polly being white helps convey how learning more about a different kind of person or about a new thing can help remove the set stereotype someone may feel. Draper’s creation of Polly has many functions, and one of the these many instances of character design is how she plays into one of many overarching themes.
The eldest daughter of the Piper family is Kathleen Piper. Ever since her birth, she was greatly celebrated and quickly identified as a musically gifted child of the household. She effortlessly became her James’s pride and joy, but developed a strange and unnatural relationship with her mother. “ [He] was going to give that girl everything. She was going to grow up a lady.
In fact, the boy is in a situation where his life could be not as bad but, he decides to make his life more worse by not the wearing the jacket. Soto explains “Even though it was cold, I took off the jacket during lunch and played kickball in a thin shirt, my arms feeling like Braille from goosebumps.” The boy knows that he will be cold but he decides that he would rather be cold then wear this ugly jacket. Also, this shows how much he disliked his jacket and that relates to the theme, how ungrateful he is. Soto doesn’t reveal why exactly he took the jacket off. For all the readers know there could have people around he wanted to impress.
Jim and Charlie Thorpe were very close siblings. They did everything together, they fished, they hunted and they wrestled. When they were both six their parents sent them to a Sac and Fox agency school located 20 miles away from there home.Charlie was the academic student while Jim was more into sports. An epidemic swept the school and Charlie became I’ll and never recovered
Thomas is more of a nerdy story teller. He really like to talk, it's like he doesn’t have a filter, which causes him some trouble in some cases. Thomas has a lot of stories to tell and each one of them is very interesting. Victor on the other hand is a tough, warrior like guy. He, in some cases, kind of bullies Thomas.
It also says that woman with blonde hair gets better tables at restaurants, flirtatious, gentle, gullible. The next hair color with a stereotype is the brunettes. Brunettes are acknowledged as the trustful and confident ones, who other people adore. Brunettes are known to be honorable, faithful, have a fair tempered, clever, talented, confident, stable, and have less of an imagination.
He always manages to take life easy, which protects him from pain. “I couldn’t just take it or leave it, like Two-Bit” (Hinton 47). He sees life simply and is always positive. “He had gray eyes and a wide grin, and he couldn’t stop making funny remarks to save his life. You couldn’t shut up that guy; he always had to get his two-bits worth in” (Hinton 10).
Chris, dumb genious, happily depressed, or wisely naive whatever you view him to be he was loved by all without waver. Chris made an impact in everyone's lives he touched. Whether that be from his knowledge and being able to connect with them, his happiness and joy for life that drew others in, or his childlike standpoint on some subjects that made people want to step in as a mother hen he had many attributes that made others attach to him so quickly. Chris was a huge part of everyone's lives that he
Todd Richards a professional for more then ten years, wore a helmet in the 80s at his first competition (“Higgins 1”). He was made fun of for it and was called “The guy with the helmet” (Higgins 1). ‘“I grew up in a generation where it wasn't cool,” Richards said. “The next generation, The Shaun White and whatnot, all wear them. Its O.K.