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Jack

Jack is the narrator of the story. He celebrates his 5th birthday as the story opens. He has a very limited view of the world, having spend all his life inside the tiny Room he shares with his mother. Routines are important to Jack because they provide stimulus and structure in his life. He depends on having meals at the same time of day each day, going to bed on time, and doing the same kinds of activities daily. They also do chores on a schedule, which is another important part of Jack's life up to the day of their escape.

Jack is a smart child but naïve because of his lack of exposure with worldly things. He counts, reads, and spells well and has a fairly extensive vocabulary. However, his speech patterns are not well developed because of his limited exposure to people and his lack...

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