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Silent Snow Secret Snow Character Analysis

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“Silent Snow, Secret Snow,” is about Paul Hasleman who dreams of a snow world, which suggests that he is rejecting reality and withdrawing from the world and social relationships and his preoccupation with individualistic ideas is conclusive with schizophrenia. Paul, the protagonist, finds it increasingly difficult to pay attention to his classwork and grows continuously distant from his family because he retreats to his imaginative world of snow. Paul becomes more and more entranced in his imaginative snow world, which eventually causes him to lose his mind permanently because he dives into his daydream and never comes back. His parents are alarmed that he continues to distance himself and his disassociation from the world. Concerned, his
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