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Darkly Dreaming Dexter Characters & Character Analysis

Jeff Lindsay
This Study Guide consists of approximately 49 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Darkly Dreaming Dexter.
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Characters

Dexter Morgan

Dexter Morgan is a blood analysis technician for the Metro-Dade Police Department. Dexter spends his days trying to figure out how crimes played out based on the blood left at the scene. Dexter has great instincts when it comes to these crimes, especially serial murders. Everyone thinks Dexter is a geek, who just happens to come up with lucky guesses. However, many of Dexter's guesses are based on experience. When Dexter is not working for the police department, he engages in his own dark fantasies. Dexter is a serial killer.

When Dexter was a small child, he was discovered at a crime scene by a police detective. Dexter is adopted by this police officer and his family. As a teenager, Dexter begins to indulge in dark behaviors, such as killing neighborhood dogs. When his foster father, Harry, learns of this, he confronts Dexter. Dexter confesses to a...

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Darkly Dreaming Dexter from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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