The Unspoken Character Analysis

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3: Characters The characters in the book, The Unspoken, by Thomas Fahy, are all very important to the book. Without each of the characters, the book wouldn 't be as good as it is. Some of the people in the book that were important were Jacob, one of the antagonists. Allison, the main character and protagonist, and The Doctor, a hidden man gone bad. First, one of the most important characters in the book is Jacob. Jacob is one of the antagonists along with the leader of their religion. Jacob was also the person who abused all of the kids and took the kids away from their families. Being taken away from your family is like being put in jail, you don’t know anyone and you don’t really have anyone to talk to in your family. I always thought that…show more content…
Allison was the main character in the story. Also, Allison is the protagonist, and she was also the only one out of two who ended up surviving throughout the book. Allison was important to the book because she always had dreams/seizures right before one of her friends would die, on page 86 it goes into detail of one of her dreams/seizures, ¨The horse looks as dusty as the road. It 's rider slumps forward in the saddle, and the reins dangle loosely from her pale white hands. The gray sky overhead rumbles with storm clouds. It is a mean, hungry sound. Then a flash. Fire from the sky, scorching the rider’s face. Her skin burns red, and her eyes go coal black. She screams as her body falls hard to the ground. Smoke rises from the empty spaces where her eyes used to be. She screams again, but the sound is swallowed by thunder. There is no rain, just dryness and crying without tears. The ground shakes--¨. (Fahy, 86) This is important because Allison immediately woke up and went to see if Emma is okay. Seeing one of your friends die in a dream would be is like hearing nails on a chalkboard. No one likes to do, or hear it/see it. Another reason that Alison 's dreams/seizures were important to the story was because when she was younger, Jacob always loved listening to her dreams because they were the most detailed and the most interesting. Would you want to have dreams like Allison? That is another reason why characters are…show more content…
The Doctor did not seem that important in the beginning. But, then they found out that The Doctor was the one survivor from the fire, besides from the six children. We also later find out that The Doctor is really creepy because he has pictures of dead bodies on the wall of his house. This happened on page 219, ¨Black-and-white images cover the walls. Mostly of bodies. Dead bodies. Some with parts stitched together-like Frankenstein. Others with leather masks. One masked figure has been nailed to a cross. Two grayish monkeys have been crucified next to him. Another photograph shows a naked woman lying on a table. Her eyes closed. Her mouth gagged. Needles sticking out from the skin on her chest and arms and legs.¨(Fahy, 219). Finding creepy pictures on the wall would be like getting a needle poked in your back, it sends a tingle, and spike of energy but, one is good, and the other is bad. But, one of the creepiest things that Allison saw in The Doctor’s house was Jade’s other chopped off hand. Another thing that I didn 't expect was when it turned out that the doctor was controlling Jacob and that The Doctor was actually the bad guy. This is the last and final reason why characters are important to the story. The characters in the book, The Unspoken, by Thomas Fahy, are all very important to the book. Without each of the characters, the book wouldn 't be as good as it is. Some of the people in the
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