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Thursday, February 3, 2011

The Fruitcake Special: Characteristics of the main characters - Anna and David Amos

ANNA


Creative

  • I decided to throw in a piece of the fruitcake Momma had packed for lunch. (dares to experiment) (pg.31)
Curios

  • Although I couldn't explain why Mr Amos had suddenly found me attractive, I really wanted to find out. (pg.38)
Modest

  • ...what's the lovely smell?...It was embarrassing (made uncomfortable by his attention)(pg.32)
Status-conscious

  • But he was only the pizza delivery man.(pg.35)
Frank

  • I thought it was because you found me attractive,...And because you liked my perfume.(pg.39)
Realistic

  • But I know I am just ordinary looking.(pg.34)
  • Men have a way of calling you 'nice' when they really mean they don't care how you look.(pg.39)
Observant

  • All the conversation was of the polite kind, but I could tell he was getting ready to say something. (pg.39)
Insightful


  • Then, all at once, I realised: it was the fruitcake special!...make a girl attractive to men. (pg.41)
Has a sense of humour
  • Thank goodness the taxi driver was a woman!(pg.46)
Smart
  • What if I...find out what it was in that fruitcake that caused men to go mad with love...could make a lot of money!(pg.48)
Level-headed
  • ...not his usual type at all (knows the boss likes beautiful girls)(pg.34)
  • He was calling me darling again...I realised: it was the fruitcake special! (she knows he doesn't mean it) (pg.41)


DAVID AMOS


Superficial 

  • ...preferred to be with pretty youmng models. (pg.32, 34)
  • ...famous for going out with beautiful women. (pg.34)
Snobbish

  • ...never dream of saying nice things to ordinary looking girls (pg.32)
Unkind

  • ...make a joke about it to his friends at the golf club. (pg.32)
Keen sense of smell

  • ...Mr Amos had an expert nose for perfumes. (pg.32)
Controlled by girlfriend

  • ...Right, David?...Absolutely, darling (pg.56)
Uses money to settle problems

  • ...so they accepted my apologies-at a price...at least the name of Amos Cosmetics didn't appear in the newspapers (pg.55)
  • So David wants you to accept a bit of money to make up for any disappointments...(pg.56)

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  3. any other charater??

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