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Maniac Magee Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Jeffery Lionel "Maniac" Magee

At a very young age, Magee loses his parents. This tragedy is always with him and while he is always a very positive person, underneath the surface, he is deeply hurt by the loss. Magee has great physical ability. It seems as if he able to do anything; from running for long periods of time, hitting many homeruns in a row, and catching any football that is thrown to him. His physical ability is unexplainable, yet since he doesn't really practice or work out on a regular basis, his ability is natural. In addition to his ability, Magee totally lacks fear. While most people would hesitate and back away from certain tasks, Magee faces them head-on, as if there was never any problem.

It is safe to say that Magee does not follow the same unwritten rules that others follow. While most people see Grayson...

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Maniac Magee 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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