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Characterization of Uncle Henry This characterization of Uncle Henry focuses on the two main ways that he is portrayed in Luke Baldwins Vow These two ways are what Morley Callaghan the author reveals through the narrator and what other characters say about Henry In this short story Henry is usual referred to as Uncle Henry because he is Lukes uncle The narrator of this story portrays Henry in many physical and psychological descriptions He is the manager of a sawmill where he employs four men When working in his sawmill or anywhere else for that matter he never wastes anything big or small Henry is very organized when it comes to the business of running his sawmill He even keeps a little black book to record every single transaction of the sawmill Henry is big and burly weighing in at more than two hundred and thirty pounds He has a black rough-skinned face Lukes uncle is said to look like a powerful man but his health is not good Henry has aches and pains in his back and shoulders which his doctor cannot explain He is respected by his family and friends and no one ever disobeys him Uncle Henry thinks that everything has to have a specific purpose For example he thinks that his old dog Dan is not much good even for a watchdog now and is no good for hunting either The narrators description of Henry is so well done that one can picture him in ones mind or even compare him to someone in ones day to day life The second main way that Henry is portrayed throughout Luke Baldwins Vow is what other characters say about Henry In this story Henry has a wife named Helena She says that her husband is wonderfully practical Helena also says that Henry
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