Three men in a boat

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a practical young man, who could not appreciate romanticism in the world around him. •fond of drinking and eating; not too fond of working hard. •not much imagination and was more aggressive than the other two. •had a strange fascination for cemeteries and tombs

not much aesthetic sense and dressed in loud colours like orange and yellow, which did not suit him. •a terrible singer and could never remember the words to a song. •thought he could cook well, but as the incident with the eggs showed, he was not a good cook either. •frank and outspoken young man, which was evident when he ensured that George did not play his Banjo within his hearing. GEORGE-

employed at a bank, where the only work his friends thought he did was sleep •had some knowledge of the ways of the world and was the one to give sensible advice and suggestions, such as the articles that should be taken along on the trip, the clothes, food, etc. •calmer and less aggressive than Harris.

did not appear to have much sense of style, however, as evident from the loud blazer he had bought for the trip. •did not like spending much thought on trivial matters as he remarked that ‘if anything was broken, it was broken.’ •last one to offer to do anything that required physical labour. •not very quick-witted and depended on the others to lead him. He loved laughing at others but did not enjoy it much when the joke turned on him. •keen to learn to play the Banjo, but he played quite badly and even turned a cheerful song into a mournful tune •some knowledge of cooking, as can be seen by the fact that he made a healthy Irish Stew. JEROME(author)-

The narrator, a happy-go-lucky young man like his two friends •fond of animals, as seen in his interactions with cats and his dog, Montmorency. •hypochondriac, imagining that he had all the imaginable diseases of the world, just by reading about them. •more sensible and practical than the other two and shows a...
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