Turner's Character Analysis

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Their towns are fighting; they have different colored skin; Turner’s a boy, and Lizzie is a girl. These two kids could not be more different but they find an unusual bond that maybe even they are not ready to accept. Unlike anyone else in Turner 's world, Lizzie just wants to have fun with him. She does not care if he is the minister 's son or if he’s white, she is related to a minister, and she’s colored, but who cares. Turner feels the same way about Lizzie, they both just want a reliable friend who they can be themselves with. They also formed a incredible friendship because both Turner and Lizzie are very honest with each other. Before she ever met Turner, Lizzie blurts out to him, ,“ are you some kind of idiot” ( p. 44). Most people…show more content…
These two kids could not be more different but they find an unusual bond that maybe even they are not ready to accept. Unlike anyone else in Turner 's world, Lizzie just wants to have fun with him. She does not care if he is the minister 's son or if he’s white, she is related to a minister, and she’s colored, but who cares. Turner feels the same way about Lizzie, they both just want a reliable friend who they can be themselves with. They also formed a incredible friendship because both Turner and Lizzie are very honest with each other. Before she ever met Turner, Lizzie blurts out to him, ,“ are you some kind of idiot” ( p. 44). Most people would never call a total stranger an idiot loud enough for them to hear, but Lizzie did and Turner admired her honesty. Turner is also very honest with Lizzie. hey we 're swinging the wood plank together when he stepped back and shivered. Lizzie Bright Griffin replied, “ You never touched a girl before Turner Ernest Buckminster? Or is it that you never touched a girl with black skin before?” “ I never even saw a girl with black skin” (44) Turner replied. The fact that Turner would straight up tell his friend that he had not even seen anyone like her before could easily hurt Lizzie 's feelings, but Turner was honest and they kept on playing like there was no difference in the world. Both Lizzie and Turner like to joke around, this joking
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