In this essay I am going to examine the presentation of the character of Andres, the protagonist of the story. I shall begin by studying the physical description and the psychological/moral qualities associated with Andres in the opening chapters. I shall then show how Andres' character develops and changes as events unfold.
In ch.1 we are given a brief physical description of Andres which helps us picture him throughout the rest of the book.
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variety of methods including physical description, narrative, dialogue and action. Andres is portrayed vividly throughout the whole book and this means we can identify easily with him and we sympathise with his cause. The description of Andres' character can be seen as an effective means of conveying the deeper messages of the text which include the need the need to actively fight social injustice and to never to give up the struggle, whatever the cost.