Water for Elephants Questions and Answers
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what do you write about in character analysis for Water for Elephants?

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In general, a character analysis reviews the personality and motivations of each character. In this particular story, it might be important to point out some of Jacob's motivating factors. He feels lost and alone after the death of his parents. We also see the older version of Jacob still feeling lost and alone after the death of his wife. Jacob seems to have dificulty opening up and letting go....

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