Breathless Character Analysis
His suicide attempt was a fail, and he, once again, got sent to the hospital. Katies parents decided that it would be best for them to send her to a boarding school to protect her from her brother when he comes back because they think he is becoming too dangerous for Katie. Katie was excited to go to boarding school because she wanted to get away from “the ghost” and her mother, she wanted to get away from the constant worry about Will, and her mom always being depressed and drunk. When she arrived her roommate, who was also new to the school, wasn’t there yet.
Within her first few days she met some friends, they were the popular girls of school, Estella, and Lindsey. Estella tried out for the school swim team, she has always been the fastest swimmer on her team, and everyone was impressed by how fast she could swim. Her roommate Mazzie showed up a few weeks later than she was supposed to. Mazzie was a little snobby and rude to Katie, but she just let it slide. It took Katie and Mazzie a long time before they finally clicked. Mazzie was always by herself, didn’t talk to anyone, or hang out with anyone. Katie and Mazzie became close when Katie left class crying because a classmate was bringing up her brother