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Wake Characters & Character Analysis

Lisa McMann
This Study Guide consists of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Wake.
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Characters

Janie Hannagan

Janie Hannagan is the only child of an alcoholic mother. Janie doesn't know who her father is. Janie has always been picked on by the rich girls at school because she wears second-hand clothes and her family doesn't have much money. From the age of eight, Janie realizes that she has the ability to get into the dreams of people that are sleeping near her.

When Carrie moves in next store, Carrie and Janie become best friends. They remain friends from junior high school through high school, even though Carrie is also friends with some of the most popular girls in school. Because Janie's mother is an alcoholic, Janie often takes on the responsibilities of an adult, even at a young age. As soon as Janie is old enough, she lands a job working at a local nursing home. Janie works as much as she can to...

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Wake from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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