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Foil

Character Role Analysis

Jinx and Abilene

If Abilene's our protagonist, then Jinx is her foil. They both grew up on the road, scraping a living however they could, and they both end up finding a home in Manifest. But while Abilene has a great relationship with her dad, Jinx is far from BFFs with Finn. And to top it off, while Jinx runs away from problems, Abilene is willing to stay and work them out—which is what ends up bringing Jinx back home again, too.


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