Angel’s Copy of Character Traits and Relationships: Paper Menagerie

Ken, the protagonist in the short story “Paper Menagerie”, has a few traits that influence his relationships with others.

One, he is mean. Two, he is inconsiderate.  Three, he is spoiled.

These traits influence his relationships with others. We can see it in this passage from the short story “Paper Menagerie”

<Insert quotation marks and copy a sentence, paragraph, or chunk of text from your book that shows one of these three traits influencing the protagonist’s actions toward another character.>

<Convert that trait from an adjective into a noun> comes into play here when <Explain in two or three sentences>.

Later, on <page/paragraph> #, <Another Character’s Name> interacts with <Protagonist’s Name>, basically <verb-ing> <him/her/them>.

<Insert quotation marks, and copy a chunk of text from your book that includes something that someone says or does to the protagonist, and the protagonist’s response.>

<Protagonist’s Name>’s response here deepens a reader’s sense of <her/his/their> <name the same trait or one of the other two that you identified above>, and sparks a feeling of <emotion>.

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