In The Bronze Bow, does Daniel like Rosh?

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In The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare, the relationship between Daniel and Rosh changes over time. At first, Daniel sees Rosh as a bold and fearless leader who will help the community in the fight against the oppressive Romans. Rosh trains Daniel and Daniel follows him and makes excuses or finds reasons for when Rosh's actions are less than heroic. This is not only because Daniel looks up to Rosh, but also because of their mutual hatred for the Romans, who crucified Daniel's father and from whom brutality is an everyday occurrence. This bod begins to crack as Rosh continually steels from the Jewish community claiming that they should be happy to help him. When Rosh refuses to help a close friend of Daniel's who was captured risking his life to help Rosh, Daniel realizes that Rosh is only a violent, selfish criminal using the Roman oppression to excuse his actions. Daniel leaves Rosh's band and the link between them is severed.

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