Nothing but the Truth: A Documentary Novel

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How does Philip Malloy's character change as the story progresses in the book Nothing But the Truth?

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In Nothing But the Truth, Phillip Malloy remains a static character for much of the story, stuck in a state of youthful rebellion while a firestorm of controversy rages around him. Though he is the center in the controversy, he fails to acknowledge his role in it. Philip is the class clown—he’s lazy and arrogant, and for most of the book, he exhibits a youthful recklessness and idealism that hinders his ability to put events into perspective.

Philip fails to recognize the magnanimity of the...

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