We all have characters we love. Let's spotlight these fantastic creations! Whether you want to be friends with them or you have a full-blown crush on them, you know you love them and want everyone else to love them too!Jess over at Tangled Up in Blue read Extemely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer recently, and seeing her review has left me wanting to write about Oskar Schell.
Most of you will probably post about how much you love each character, but this is a great place for the more creative ones among you to let go and have fun! Write a love letter to Captain Wentworth. Write yourself into a scene with Anne and Diana. Draw a picture of yourself in Jamie's arms. The possibilities are endless.
Be sure to post the book's title and author, and be very careful not to give away spoilers while talking about how much you love your characters.
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Oskar has picked up some self-destructive behaviors that have left his mom concerned, so she's seeking help for him. Oskar finds his own kind of help when he finds an unusual key in his dad's old closet. He becomes determined to find the lock the key fits. Can you say needle in a haystack? Using his own brand of Oskar-logic, he sets off on his search. Along the way he meets a cast of characters that each help him move on and make peace in their own ways.
This all sounds so very serious, but Oskar is actually pretty funny. He had me giggling out loud occasionally. I wish I had the book with me so I could give you some examples, but you're going to have to take my word for it.
I couldn't help picturing Oskar as looking like Haley Joel Osment as seen in The Sixth Sense, even though I can't remember how he was descibed in the book.
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