Blankets: An Illustrated Novel Characters

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Craig Thompson

Craig Thompson is the main character in "Blankets" by Craig Thompson. The story relays the experiences of Craig's youth from his familial relationships, through his school years and first love, and beyond into adulthood.

Craig is the eldest of two sons born to devoutly religious parents. Of the parents, Craig's mother seems to be the most devout and is constantly ensuring that her sons get a proper religious education and live according to the rules outlines in the Bible.

Craig is a talented artist that finds great pleasure in drawing and creating cartoons that give praise to God. Craig is disappointed when he is told that drawing is not a proper way to praise God. More than once throughout the story Craig burns his drawings and turns his back on his God-given talent.

Craig has a difficult childhood in many ways. He has been sexually molested by...

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