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What is a description of Joel's character in The Bronze Bow?  

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Joel from the start of this excellent novel is paired up with Daniel. They are both eighteen years old and appear together in the first chapter. Likewise, both Joel and Daniel are filled with nationalistic zeal against the Roman overlords that have controlled their country for so long. Both desire and yearn for the end of the occupation of the Romans. Note how he is described in Chapter One:

He was Joel bar Hezron, the red-cheeked boy who used to come to the synagogue...

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