Foolish Boy Character Analysis

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Bill is a churlish young boy who uses his childish demeanor to cause chaos. He sneaks into the driver’s seat of the “Foolish Carriage” while dad is working under the car hood and blows the car horn. Bill decides to sneak up on the chef while he’s cooking a cake in the oven and tricked him. Bill messes with a relative by going under the kitchen table and kicking her legs, acting like a dog. Bill’s immature character leads him into creating many antics. Bill, a mischievous brother, who sneaks up on his dad when he is working on the “Foolish Carriage”. He stealthily went into the driver seat, eagerly waiting for dad to stick his head into the hood of the car. When his father finally does, he hit the car horn and scares dad. Father jumps so high he, “toppled into the engine” (Gilbreth 12), leaving him head first in the hood. Bill always finds ways to cause much chaos with his family and friends. Bill, being the churlish boy he is, decided to pull a prank on the chef, Chew Wong, at …show more content…
He waits under the table, with the help of his siblings, until the right the to go into action was upon them. When it is finally time, Bill kicks hear, making her irritated and vexed. She asks who is kicking her and says, “ You don't have a dog” (Gilbreth 155), so clearly she knew it has to be one of the kids, and eventually found out it is Bill and reprimands him. Bill troublesome way of thinking causes him to perturb many people and get into trouble. Bill is a foolish young boy who uses his childish personality to make people uncomfortable. He scares father with a car horn. Bill burns Chew Wong by knocking him into an oven. He acted like a dog, kicking Aunt Anne under the table, making her furious. Bill, as an immature kid, uses his churlish demeanor to make his childhood worthwhile and banter about the little things he can

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