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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

  

by Raymond Carver

Protagonist

Character Role Analysis

Mel McGinnis

Mel's our main man. He's the center of Nick's attention, and boy, does he love to hear himself talk. While we may not agree with everything the man says, he seems like an okay guy, so we root for him—to talk to his kids, to have a good life with Terri, and to avoid a hangover in the morning.


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