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Carrie Willow character study

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Carrie Willow - character study

Carrie Willow is one of the main characters in Nina Bawden's Carrie's War. She has green eyes, long dark hair and is fairly short. She is twelve years old and is a world war two evacuee. She has a younger brother, Nick who she is very protective over, "He's only a little boy, he didn't see it as stealing." She was evacuated from London to shelter from the war. They were forced out of their own home and sent, along with many other children, to Wales out of harms way. After a shaky start to life in Wales, they realise it isn't as bad at they first feared.

Carrie and Nick are chosen to live with a man named Mr Evans and his sister Louisa. At first they find it hard to settle in, "I hate it here and I hate Mr Evans." But they discover more to life in Wales when they come across the mysterious Druids Bottom and they soon change their mind and realise that evacuation is not so bad after all. When they have to go home, they find it hard to leave their new friends behind. "In

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