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Character Analysis: Embedded Assessment

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In particular, Edward Bloor is the author of Tangerine. Tangerine is about named a boy

Paul, without good vision. He is a soccer player. He moves from Houston, Texas to Tangerine

County, Florida. He goes to Lake Windsor Middle School. Because his mom told the principal

of Lake Windsor about his vision, he wasn't able to play in the soccer team. A sinkhole happens

and he goes to Tangerine Middle School. Paul has changed a lot through out the novel. He has

made a lot of choices, some good and some bad.

To begin with, your question might be who is Paul. Paul Fisher is a 12 year old with big

thick glasses, almost like goggles. He is nearly blind. He got blind because of his brother. His

brother is Erik Fisher, a really mean bad boy. Erik spray painted his eyes. He also wears special

glasses for when he plays sports. The glasses are so that he could see and play better. He is in

7th grade. He played for for the Tangerine soccer team, War Eagles. He plays as a goalie. Paul

also has an older brother, Erik. Paul's parents rarely pay attention to him and plays more

attention to Erik.

After all Paul is an independent kind of person. Paul is misunderstood by his parents. His

parents always said that he was blind and couldn't see as good. Everybody said that he is blind

because he saw solar eclipse, it though wasn't true. It was a lie his parents made up so he

wouldn't feel bad or be mad at his brother. Erik has spray painted his eyes when he was small.

They rushed him to the hospital and made him believe he saw an eclipse. Paul made many

choices though. One day he went up to his parents and told them to tell him the truth about his

eyes. Paul was really happy when he joined the soccer team. The actions he did changed his life.

For example, he joined Tangerine without an IEP, just so he can be in the soccer team. It was

something he always...

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