Uncle Basil Character Analysis

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Characterization Essay When I was little I would always make sure people knew that I was right. I would make sure that I was right to prove my point. Then one day I tried to prove I was right but I was wrong. By learning from that experience I am not so pushy on being right. Being smart is good but it can be a bit mean to other people and a bit arrogant. The characters Uncle Basil from ‘’You Can’t Take It With You’’ and Ian Malcolm from the The Lost World are both smart because they both do things unexpected and they like to prove their points. In the short story ‘’You Can’t Take It With You’’ Uncle Basil is smart because he was able to prove his family wrong. Uncle Basil is smart ‘’ They called him scrooge basil’’ (Wuorio 1) and they would insult him behind his back. Uncle Basil is smart because he was able to take the money that his family wanted greedly by hiding it in his coffin and getting cremated with it. He was also able to give some of the money to his handyman and friend Vernor. His family would always argue over his money and they would…show more content…
(Crichton 24) Ian Malcolm is smart he was called “ The next Einestien’’ because he had the level of intelligence that Albert Einestien. He was smart because he helped discover the lost world that had never been discovered before and people had disagreed with him all the way but he was able to prove them wrong by discovery. Ian Malcolm is smart because he would always make sure everyone knew he was right “ Why are you so smart Malcolm’’ (Chriction 36). He would always like to prove his point to everyone he talked to he would even start yelling at people who disagreed with him and he was able to prove them wrong. This proves that Ian Malcolm is smart because he discovered the lost world and he would make sure everyone knew he was right even if they had doubted
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