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Off the Map Characters & Character Analysis

Joan Ackermann
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Characters

George

George is Charley Groden's best friend and is also considered part of the Groden family by Arlene and Bo. He is a large, strong, quiet man with a charming demeanor. He is an important friend to Bo, especially during her father's terrible and unexpected bout with depression. George is often mistaken for being dull or unintelligent, when in actuality he is a deep thinker. In the early stages of Charley's depression, George gives Arlene a watercolor set and asks her to give it to Charley. George is trying to help motivate his best friend in any way possible. However, George's demeanor does not allow him to express emotion and, thus, he asks Arlene to deliver the paints without mentioning that they are a gift. George's dedication to the Grodens is clear. When Arlene asks George to take Bo fishing because Bo has also been depressed, he does not...

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