Water by the Spoonful Characters

Quiara Alegría Hudes
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Elliot

Elliot is one of two characters who are the play’s ostensible protagonists: the other is his cousin Yazmin. While there are several characters whose journeys of transformation through the narrative and whose amount of stage time indicate that they are important to both the play’s story and its themes, Elliot and Yazmin rise to the top of the list because scenes with them bookend the play; because their actions define more events, and more significant events, in the story than the others; and because their journeys and experiences tend to embody more of the piece’s primary themes than the other characters. Again, this is not to say that the other characters are less important, or that their journeys / stories have less impact: it’s just that Elliot and Yazmin are, in many ways, the narrative and thematic ANCHORS of the piece, and their stories and...

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