13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl Characters

Mona Awad
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Elizabeth

Elizabeth (aka Lizzie; aka Beth) is the main character in this story. She presents herself initially as a grossly overweight young woman who is more than a little self-conscious about her physical state, and struggles constantly with unhealthy self-image issues. Elizabeth lives with her family in Mississauga, Ontario and enjoys the experience so immensely that she and her friends have taken to calling their hometown Misery Saga instead.

Elizabeth has gone through several stages in her life, some inspiring change and some less encouraging overall. She goes from calling herself Lizzie when she is dating Archibald to Beth when she is dating Tom. The relationship with Tom is one that inspires her to be more, or in truth perhaps less than she has been in many years. She diets with a regiment that has her seeing a change both on the scale and in the mirror.

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