Wonder By R. J. Palacio Character Analysis

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Imagine going somewhere that you would absolutely despise going to. You go there, and after you arrive home, you think about your experiences there and realize that you actually had a delightful time! This is how Auggie, from R.J. Palacio’s book, “Wonder” feels. Auggie is a 10-year-old boy who has been homeschooled his whole life. Everything about him is normal, except for his face. Even though he was mocked and stared at for the first few months of public school, he gradually adapted to his situation and he made many great friends along his journey. He learned many life lessons, and also what he should anticipate from the real world. First of all, the friends he made were all very trustworthy as he got to know them. He made friends at the beginning of the year and also throughout the year. He even made new friends on an outdoor movie night. On page 619 of 737, it explains how Miles, Amos, and Henry stood up to the seventh-graders. “‘Leave them alone, dude,’ said Amos, with Miles and Henry…show more content…
It did have its twists and turns, however Auggie overcame his challenges. He made many loyal friends, and also some friends that he thought he would never make, namely Miles, Henry, and Amos. He grasped life lessons with incomprehensible significance. Moreover, he knew what to expect from the world. As Miranda stated, “The universe was not kind to Auggie Pullman” (p. 473). Auggie’s year a Beecher Prep definitely was a positive one. The positive events outweigh the negative scenarios by an outstanding amount. It was tough for Auggie at some points, but he grew from those experiences. He learned from his mistakes, and also learned a staggering amount of additional lessons. For example, the fact that there are always going to be people like Julian in the world, and nothing always works out the way you were hoping it would. People learn from their wrongdoings, and Auggie is no exception, because he is really just an ordinary
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