Summary + Characterisation, korrektur, dringend?

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The boy is a student. It could be assumed that he is around 16 or 17 years old. This is due to the fact that he is close to his final exams (l. 55) and his voice breaks and so ‘He [is] changing’(fg.l. 19). Furthermore, the character seems to be very sporty and active, take for example the scene, in which he stands in front of the mirror and ‘[looks] at himself’ and his muscles (fg.l.5) - which means, that he must also be ambitious, because he worked hard, to get them. The boy could be characterized as really attentive, which is shown by his behavior related to Patricia (fg. l.7-19). ‘He [spend] an hour talking with her’ and ‘[think] a lot about asking her to go [with him]’, but he does not have the guts to say directly that he wants to go with her to the spring dance, which makes him not self-confident.

To sum it up, the boy is ambious as related to Particia, but calm, without self confidence, but

Summery's: The shortstory "Patricia" written by Fraser Sutherland is about two friends, a boy and a girl. The boy has a crush on the girl, but never told her, until a spring dance in their school takes place. He forces himself to ask her whether she would like to go with him to the dance and does it, but she declines his question and at the end, both do not go to the dance. Instead they go different ways.

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