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Maria and Little Chandler are characters who have life goals however due to their inadequate personalities these goals are impossible They are rather weak and helpless people which is only enhanced through their childlike appearances and mannerisms Their inadequacy to deal with life is a major obstacle in achieving their goals Marias hidden goal being marriagelove and Little Chandlers goal being to become a successful poet This infantile inadequacy is physically and openly displayed through their consistent feelings of shyness and timidity and through their reactions to marriage The major difference between Little Chandlers inability to correctly deal with life and that of Maria is their outward action Little Chandler shows through his mannerisms his inadequacy while Maria only shows hers through her mindset not making it public Maria does not generally truly believe herself inadequate However through much of her behavior it seems that at times she does Maria and Little Chandler are very inadequate thereby not allowing themselves to achieve their full potential This inadequacy is stressed throughout Clay and A Little Cloud and is emphasized by Marias and Little Chandlers very childlike appearances and mannerisms Maria is described as a very very small person Clay pg 87 as Little Chandler gave one the idea of being a little man Cloud pg 60 Little Chandlers frame was fragilehis voice was quiethis hands were white and small Cloud pg 60 and he had a row of childish white teeth Cloud pg 60 also giving him an adolescent appearance One also receives the impression of Little Chandlers childlike inadequacy as he enters the bar in which he meets Gallaher The bar seemed to him to be full of people and he felt that the people were observing him curiouslyCloud pg 64 Upon reading this statement one pictures a small child walking into a room full of adults and consequently feeling somewhat inferior The word seemed also stands out The fact of whether or not the
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