The Girls: A Novel Characters

Emma Cline
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Evie Boyd

The main character, Evie Boyd, struggles throughout the novel with her feelings of being unseen by the world around her. This begins with her parents’ divorce, before the novel begins, after which both her mom and her dad embark on new lives that do not include Evie. Evie’s only real bond at the outset of the novel is with her school friend Connie, so when the two of them have a typical teenage argument over boys, Evie is left in a very vulnerable situation that leads her to fall prey to Russell and the girls at the ranch.

Evie’s intense desire for attention blinds her to the worrying signs at the ranch that the people there may actually be dangerous. The lack of attention from the responsible adults in her life means that there is no one to tell her that the way Russell treats...

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