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Magic or Madness Characters & Character Analysis

Justine Larbalestier
This Study Guide consists of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Magic or Madness.
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Characters

Reason Cansino

Reason is the main character of the book. The story is told mainly in first person from her point of view, but it does switch occasionally to either Tom or Jay-Tee's perspective. Reason is a fifteen year old girl who has been brought up by her mother, Sarafina, on the move in the outback in Australia. Reason's mother is a white woman from a rich family, and her father was an aborigine whom she has never met. Reason and Sarafina have spent their life hiding and running from Esmeralda, Sarafina's mother, who is trying to claim custody of Reason. Reason enjoys her wandering life with her mother, and she loves Sarafina dearly. She wants to stay with Sarafina and resents Esmeralda for getting in the way of this. However, when Sarafina goes crazy and tries to kill herself, Reason is sent by social workers to live with...

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Magic or Madness 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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