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1. Characterise the victim/girl.

The victim is dressed like a hugger. If you look at the close it seems dirty, and it looks like she got raped. She looks poor, but also like she could be pretty if she had taken car of herself. If you ask Grace McColl she looked like nobody had taken car of her, like her parents were dead, or didn’t existed for her. She has had a difficult childhood, and has been let down so many times, so she doesn’t really trust other people anymore. And the way she talks to people isn’t as pretty as it could be.

2. Characterise Grace McColl.

Grace McColl is a very strong willed detective, who keeps her mind on the job and the goal (to find the killer). She like her job and like to help other people. Just like the victim/girl, she also had a difficult childhood but she manage to get over it and got an education and a real life job. She can relate to the victim, and can tell a lot of things because of that. She know how it is for the girl, she know how it is when you can’t trust anyone.

3. Discuss the difference in gender roles between the victim and Grace McColl.

The difference between Grace and the victim is that they both had a hard and difficult childhood. The effect it had on the victim was just a lot different, than the effect it had on Grace. Grace grows up and got a job, and a life. The victim ended up just like her parents. It’s like the social heritage, some manage to break it, and some don’t. some place they are just a like, but just grew apart, and chose different directions.

4. Comment on the dialogue (e.g. who is talking, use of slang, etc.). How and where does the real dialogue take place? Where in the story is the truth behind the dialogue revealed to the reader?

The dialogue is between Grace McColl, and the victim/girl. Grace asks the girl a lot of questions because she wants to find the…...

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