Aspects of characterisation | Character 1:Henry,lyon | Character 2:Andy,lansell |
Personality | Easy going, kind hearted | Serious, gentle nature |
Known relationships | Janine and Cecelia- Henry meets them in the local pub, Trot-meets Henry when the Volvo breaks down. Nick and Marcus-mates Henry has grown up with when he was a kid, they meet up at the beach.Marcelle-Henrys girlfriend he was meant to meet up with her at St Helena Bay | Darcy and bob-Two mates who Andy went to war with.Cecilia-Andy’s girlfriend who he was engaged to at the time of leaving.Francis-Jane-Andy had a one night stand with her and she got pregnant . |
Physical traits | He is young , tanned , and taller than average | Smaller than average, physically fit, strength in his expression |
Destination | Henry was going to St Helena bay to go wind surfing | Andy went to France to fight the Germans . |
Boys of Blood and Bone by David Metzenthen
Blog activity 1:
Part 1: Describe the two characters whose perspectives tell the story.
Part 2: Describe your early impressions of the secondary characters Trot, Cecelia, Janine, Darcy and Bob.
C) Provide one quote from the novel describing your character. For each quote add a short explanation of what the quote reveals about the character and how you feel about the character.
Trott : P2
"Your car back there , mate?" Budda lifted a thumb, silver wrapped around sunglasses as a slit in a mailbox. 'Ya wanna lift? Getcha to the garage before it shuts.'
Trott was confident and very helpful, not too shy to lend a hand when he was needed. This character is someone who would make a good reliable mate .
Cecelia : P 158
"And that has been the one great regret of my life - that I did not meet Andrew Lansell's child. Cecelia ran frail fingers across her brow. ' And...