Which character did you like most in "McDowell" aside from Hiram McDowell himself?

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Re: Which character did you like most in "McDowell" aside from Hiram McDowell himself?

Post by Little_one11 » 05 Dec 2018, 12:04

I think I like Sophie the most. I liked billie too, but sophie is such a strong girl.

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Post by Disneyland » 05 Dec 2018, 18:25

I like Sophie's character best in the story! Her venture of visiting the backward area of Nepal for a welfare project, her concern about the plight of women, her supportive nature as Billie's sister and finally a comic ending of her life story, all added to the magnitude of the book's quality. One would like to read the book again!

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Post by mariakavo88 » 05 Dec 2018, 23:00

originally I did not really care for Sophie, but as the book progressed I saw Sophie transform from someone who let people take advantage of her to not really knowing who she was, to someone who become strong and stood up for her beliefs and made a name for herself.

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Post by Ekta Kumari » 08 Dec 2018, 10:06

I did not like the character of Hiram; he was a narcissist at best. Apart from that, I loved the female characters of Sophie, Paige, and Maud. They had vision and self-esteem.
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Post by JordanKSmith » 08 Dec 2018, 19:13

Princeton Navarro! Okay, I'm kidding. His character made me laugh, but I didn't like that Portlandian, lol.

I am going to go with Sophie. Her character was creative, compassionate, and brave. She had a perfect balance of being in touch with her emotions, but she didn't usually get lost in them. She didn't lose sight of the implications of her actions and the actions of others.
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Post by Shalu1707 » 10 Dec 2018, 11:01

I like Paige, for trying to be sincere in her work despite the problems and demands created by his boss. She tries to be true to her work of line no matter how hard it gets.She overcomes her insecurities about his profession with her age and evolves to be good at what she do. She is opinionated and judgmental about McDowell but he had it coming with his ways of life.

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Post by Jessacardinal » 05 Jan 2019, 23:50

Let me begin by stating that I do not like Hiram McDowell at all. Now that I have that covered, Sophie is my most preferred character in this book thus far.
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