The Protagonist In Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor And Park

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In Eleanor and Park, Rainbow Rowell’s protagonist Park Sheridan was remembering the first time he saw Eleanor. He remembered how he felt embarrassed for her because of the way she looked, but after he realized he liked Eleanor he felt angry. Every time he thought of people making fun of her he got mad. Later on in the story, Eleanor and Park got on the bus. On page 130, the kids on the bus shouted“Go Big Red” at Eleanor. When Park realized they were making fun of her Park got mad and started clenching his fists. The narrator says, “Now, he felt the fight rising up in his throat whenever he thought of people making fun of her”(Rowell 91). Then the narrator says, “He was staring straight ahead. His fists were clenched tight at his sides” (Rowell
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