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The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now

  

by Tim Tharp

Mrs. Finecky

Character Analysis

Aimee's mom is just…well, let's just say we might be awarding that Mom of the Year mug to Mrs. Easley, after all. Her only job is a paper route that she makes Aimee do while she goes out gambling at casinos with her boyfriend. When she's not guilt-tripping Aimee for wanting to go to college, she sits around all day, watches TV, and gambles.

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