Character Analysis Of Stephanie Plum In Two For The Dough

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Two for the Dough is the second book in a mystery series, written by Janet Evanovich. Two for the Dough is about a dynamic character, Stephanie Plum, who was recently employed by a bond collection agency. She chases criminals who have been released on bail and have failed to appear for their court date. She is recently assigned to apprehend a criminal named Kenny Mancuso. He has recently been charged with shooting a gas station attendant in the knee, also his friend. His bond is worth $50,000. Originally they assumed he would be easy to find, but after the first couple days, Stephanie Plum will realize, he might not be an easy catch. The Author uses dialogue, indirect characterization, and the character’s actions throughout the novel, to help the reader relate and understand the different types of characters. …show more content…
She’s a sassy, resourceful, bounty hunter with questionable ethics. She is a bounty hunter; and works for her cousin Vinnie Plum. Stephanie Plum is thirty years old and is divorced. Stephanie is constantly being used and deceived by Joe Morelli, but occasionally Stephanie will be one step ahead of him. Throughout the novel, Stephanie shows, situational ethics, when she bends her morals for a “good cause”. Stephanie will break into people’s home, or will go through their mail, and opens it. In Two for the Dough, Evanovich writes, “I broke into Spiro’s apartment and went through his trash. I found some phone numbers, ran them down, and came up with the motel,” (213) this is an example of indirect characterization demonstrating Stephanie’s loose morals to help her own goals. Stephanie’s actions and courage, or lack of, will really make the journey more challenging for her and cause more internal struggles throughout the

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