S: Bridge to Terabithia
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FC: Bridge to Terabithia A Character Analysis by Jim Holland
1: The following pages compare the characters of Jesse Aarons and Leslie Burke
2: Physical Attributes | Leslie | 11 years old Dresses down A bit "tom-boyish"
3: Jesse | 5th grader Fast runner Wears hand-me-down clothes
4: Relationships | Leslie | Only child Affluent and well-educated family Adores her parents
5: Jesse | Only son of four children Poor family Seeks father's approval No true friends before Leslie Has a crush on his music teacher
6: Leslie | Free-spirit Imaginative Creative Storyteller Intellectual Fearless
7: Personality & Interests | Jesse | Reserved, sensitive Artistic, athletic Conformist Intelligent
8: She brought out the best in others, especially Jesse. | Leslie
9: Changes in Character | He learned to let go of the "tough guy" image and let himself express his feelings and creativity. | Jesse