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The Bad Beginning Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Violet Baudelaire

Violet Baudelaire is the eldest of the three Baudelaire children. She is fourteen years old and extremely bright. Her genius lies in the ability to invent things, and she spends a great deal of her time coming up with new inventions. Violet has a particular idiosyncrasy of tying up her hair when she is trying to think. The feeling of her hair on her face distracts her and prevents her from concentrating on her inventions.

Since Violet is the oldest Baudelaire, she feels responsible for her two younger siblings, Klaus and Sunny. Violet made a promise to her mother that she would always protect them from harm and do her best to keep them safe, and she has taken this promise very seriously. Unlike many siblings, Violet and Klaus seem to get along very well. Due to their circumstances, they do not get into the type of...

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