How to Be Both Characters

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George

Georgia “George” Martineau is an intelligent, pretty, 16-year-old girl who is struggling with the death of her mother, Carol. George was closer to her mother than her brother, Henry, or her father, so the death of Carol is especially hard to bear. George recalls memories of her mother throughout her half of the novel, wherein the past and the present bleed together and become confused. George, through the influence of her mother, comes to fall in love with art, and seeks to understand the world in much deeper ways than she did before. George becomes obsessed with finding the truth – behind art, life, and more mundane mysteries, such as who Lisa Goliard truly is. At the same time, George becomes good friends with Helena, and George begins to question her own sexuality as she develops some kind of romantic attraction to Helena.

Francesco

Francesco del Cossa is a...

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