What Are The Characters In Chaim Potok's The Chosen

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The Chosen vs To Kill a Mockingbird

After many observations, I have come to the decision that Chaim Potok’s The Chosen exceeds Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird in the following areas: character development, making readers fell like they are watching from the sidelines, and creating great examples that people can follow. Throughout The Chosen, Chaim Potok displays his extensive vocabulary to describe his scenes and characters in his novel. Fortunately, his talents in writing do not end there. His ability to make readers feel like they are actually living and seeing what the character live and see stands above all other books I have read. Also, he creates certain characters that readers can relate to and learn from in his books. First, examples and thoughts about his great use of vocabulary will be given.

Chaim Potok displays one of his many writing skills when it comes to describing his scenes and characters. During the book, readers are often amazed and dazzled at the way Mr. Potok fashions his characters in such a way that any reader could read it forever.
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Throughout this book, the readers often stand amazed at Chaim’s ability to define his scenes so that they can literally watch the scenes. “We lived on the first floor of a three-story brownstone house that stood on a quiet street just off busy Lee Avenue…. Tall sycamores stood in front of the houses and their leaves threw cool shadows onto the paved ground.” (p.99;ch. 5) Quotes like these are scattered across the book in many places. After reading this quote, I felt like I was on the street, right behind Reuven, listening, seeing, and feeling everything he did. I was truly amazed after reading this section of the book. Following his two very rare skills, he still possesses another that stands

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