Gene & Phineas Character Analysis

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Character Analysis Chart for Gene|
Trait| Quote #1| Quote #2| Quote #3|
1. Submissive| “What was I doing up here anyways? Why did I let Finny talk me into stupid things like this?” (Ch. 1, p. 17)| “’You were very good,’ said Finny good humoredly, ‘one I shamed you into it.’” (Ch. 1, p. 18)| “I went along, as I always did, with any new invention of Finny’s.” (Ch. 8, p. 117)| 2. Loathsome| “I was beginning to see that Phineas could get away with anything. I couldn’t help envying him that a little…” (Ch. 2, p. 25)| “’… And don’t forget,’ he looked at me sharply, ‘you’ve got a little personal stake in this. What I mean is it wouldn’t do you any harm, you know if everything about Finny’s accident was cleared up and forgotten.” (Ch. 11, p. 160)| “Finny had deliberatly set out to wreck my studies… the dead rivalry was on both sides after all.” (Ch. 4, p. 53/54)| 3. Thoughtless| “’You always were a savage underneath’… I shoved my foot against the rung of his chari and kicked.” (Ch. 10, pg. 145)| “… I saw she had accepted. ‘He’s a good boy underneath,’ she must have thought, ‘a terrible temper, no self-control, but he’s sorry, and he is a good boy underneath.’ Leper was closer to the truth. (Ch. 10, p. 146)| “…and then my knees bent and I jounced the limb. Finny, his balance gone…tumbled sideways… and hit the bank with a sickening, unatural thud… I moved out on the limb and jumped into the river, every trace of my fear o this forgotten.” (Ch. 4, p. 60)|

Character Analysis Chart for Phineas|
Trait| Quote #1| Quote #2| Quote #3|
1. Convincing| “The gathering had obviously been Finny’s work. Who else could have inveigled twenty people to the farthest extremity of the school to throw snowballs at each other?” (Ch. 11, p. 153)| “…Phineas could get away with anything.” (Ch. 2, p. 25)| “We had been swimming in the river, Finny explained; then there had been a wrestliing match, then there was that sunset that anybody had to watch…Mr....
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