Jeffty Is Five Characters

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Donny

Donald H. Horton is the narrator of the story. He is also Jeffty's only friend. Donald has had a rough childhood, one that possibly made him grow up too fast and lose too much of his childhood.

When he is five years old, Donald is sent to his aunt Patricia's house to live. At ten, Donald is sent away to a military school for four years. Donald is attracted to Jeffty, who has retained the innocence of childhood; all the things that Donald feels he has missed.

In his desire to recapture his childhood, Donald becomes absorbed in nostalgia. He loves things from the past that in his memory are far superior to his modern life. His strongest longing is for old radio programs, something that Jeffty seems to have a natural knack for recreating. It is through Jeffty's ability to mysteriously bring back the old radio programs...

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Jeffty Is Five from Short Stories for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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