Essay Seconds Away by Harlan Coben

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The main Character in the book that I read is Mickey Bolitar. He has blue eyes,short brown hair, is six feet four inches and weighs just over two hundred pounds. He acts like a normal highschool kid and he can be very curious sometimes. When he got curious about things in the book he usually got in trouble with the police or with his uncle. Like when he was at the “Bat Lady’s” house he went inside without even knocking on the door and when he was inside, somehow the house caught on fire and burned down. The police came and had arrested him for breaking and entering. That time when he was curious he got in trouble with the police not his uncle. His personality is curious,protective,willing,friendly and nice. He was once very…show more content…
Like when he was at basketball tryouts and he got kicked off because of how many times he got in trouble with the police and there’s a policy that if you are on the team or if you are gonna make the team that you are not allowed to get in trouble with the police. So the point of view shows how it all went down when he got in trouble and not just it being told and described. The story came from Mickey. It explains how he acts around other people and what his personality is like. That’s why the first person point of view is so important for this book. My first word that is very important is murder,the connotative meaning is when someone is killed and the denotative definition is the killing of another human being under conditions specifically covered in law. It’s important to the book because they are solving a murder case. My second word is protect,the connotative meaning of it is to defend something or someone and the denotative definition is to defend or guard from attack, invasion, loss, annoyance, insult, etc.; cover or shield from injury or danger. Its important to the book because Mickey is willing to do anything to protect his friends and family from the killer. My third word is mystery,the connotative meaning of the word is something you can’t figure out and the denotative definition is anything that is kept secret or remains unexplained or unknown. It’s important to the book because
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