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Pauls Case By Willa Cather PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION Teenage boy High school student Tall for his age Very skinny Has high cramped shoulders and a narrow chest His eyes were remarkable for a certain hysterical brilliancy and he continually used them in a conscious theatrical sort of way peculiarly offensive in a boy Paul also has abnormally large pupils as though he was addicted to belladonna but there was a glassy glitter that drug does not produce MENTAL DESCRIPTION Id say hes pretty unhappy with his the way things are going in his life Uses his job as an escape from his family and school I think its possible he has some emotional problems He seems pretty unstable and depressed He lies quite a bit throughout the storyPaul was quite accustomed to lying found it indeed indispensable for overcoming friction CONFLICTS Not happy with home life Not happy with the way people view him Problems in school more specifically with his teachers Emotional problems depression Doesnt know how to deal with his unhappiness Steals money gets hes bustedknows hes busted too doesnt know what to do and probably feels that he has no where to turn so he sees suicide as the only way out I felt bad for Paul because he was going through a lot and didnt have anyone to talk to or turn to for help If definitely seemed that he has some serious emotional problems This was evident throughout the story This story is something that I think almost everyone can relate to Paul being a teenager has a great deal to do with that I know that Ive been in that place where Im pretty unhappy and frustrated with the way things in my life are going which was definitely where Paul was I think sadly for Paul and for lots of other people he got to the point where he got to
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