How does Mattie change throughout Fever 1793?

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Matilda Cook (Mattie) is the protagonist of Fever 1793, a young adult historical novel by Laura Halse Anderson that takes place in Philadephia during a yellow fever outbreak that killed ten percent of the city's population.

Mattie is an adolescent who is transformed and matures throughout the course of the story, a process accelerated by the challenges she faces during the epidemic.

Mattie, her...

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