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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

by Sherman Alexie

Love Interest

Character Role Analysis

Penelope

Penelope is Arnold's love interest and Arnold lusts after her – and her creamy whiteness – big time (16.1-16.6). We do learn from her, though, that Reardan isn't all it's cracked up to be. She talks about how she hates Reardan since it's a small town with small dreams (15.87-15.89).


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