Monster Characters

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Steve Harmon

Steve is the main character and protagonist of the novel. He is also the fictional author, and the entire book is written from his point of view. Steve moves from being a good person to a monster, then toward being a good person once again and back to thinking that he as a monster. He expresses conflict over his guilt or innocence in various ways, and in the end, the jury finds him not guilty. Did he participate in the robbery and therefore, according to the law, is he equally as guilty as the person who killed Nesbitt? Steve also describes the crushing prison environment in his narratives and screenplay. A major change in Steve's character happens in prison, where he realizes that trying to be a tough guy like King, Bobo and Cruz is a huge mistake. This might scare him straight for the rest of...

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