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Saville Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Harry Saville

Harry Saville is a man who works very hard in a job he dislikes. He believes, strongly, that if he would have had the opportunity, he would have excelled personally and professionally. His opportunities were limited. He didn't have the chance to go school like his second oldest son, Colin.

Harry lives vicariously through Colin. When Colin doesn't appear to care very much about what he can do with his life, Harry explodes and then feels defeated, as though he had personally failed. To Harry, Colin is wasting the chances of a lifetime: to get out of Saxton, to make something of himself, to make a lot more money than Harry ever could and to provide for a family in a better fashion.

It's clear that Harry loves all of his sons but he is the most disappointed in Colin. His greatest pride lies with the son...

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