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Elbow Room Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Dewey Bivins

In "The Silver Bullet," Dewey is the warlord of the gang Willis wants badly to join. Dewey rejects the rumor Slick is in the rackets and his bar is protected. Many rumors circulate about Dewey. Some say he is targeted by the rival Conchos, while others say he is exempted from attacks for fear of disproportionate retaliations. Dewey walks the streets unarmed with his purple beret cocked to the side to show he has no fear. People respect him and imitate his swagger. Dewey and Chimney appear in full uniform to confront R.V. Felton when the danger arises he will move in on their turf and rejects the idea of allying for the greater good. As the confrontation goes badly, Dewey demands Willis declare his loyalty to one side or the other and departs.

Rev. Lorenzo Blake

In "A Sense of Story,"...

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