How would you describe Ivy's character in Speak?

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I think that Ivy can be seen as a source of support and encouragement in a world where Melinda struggles to find this.  Ivy is the character that suggests that Melinda continue with her art. Her praise of Melinda's bone sculpture is of specific mention.  While Melinda is changing and is greeted with social resentment regarding it, Ivy is one of the few that encourages her transformation and metamorphosis.  At the...

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