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This essay annotates a passage from the book deeply. It emphasizes on the deceitfulness of the main character Sasha. Word Count: 800

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A Visit From the Goon SquadZhuo ChangIB Junior LiteratureMs. Hanson5 May 2016Word Count: 756A twenty-dollar bill lying on the ground can be very attractive. Many people wouldbreak out of their social norms and take the cash. Jennifer Egan likes to write aboutthese people. In her book A Visit From the Goon Squad, Sasha is a main character whostruggles to create an adult normalcy. She lives in a silhouette and is unable to get out.Sashas life is consisted of thievery. The short passage describes the scene whereSasha discovers a wallet in the bathroom. She carries on an emotional battle whether tosteal the wallet or not. However, the dark side of Sasha wins, and she takes the wallet.Sasha is a deceitful character. Egan utilizes word choice, characterization, andpunctuation to depict Sashas deceitfulness.Egan utilizes word choice to explicate Sashas deceitful behaviors. When Sashadiscovers the wallet in the womans purse, she tries to find an excuse for her thievery.Egan states, We live in a city where people will steal the hair off your head if you givethem half a chance (lines 8-10). The words hair and head shows Sashasexaggerat

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