Clark and Cindy Edwards’s younger son, who is nine when the novel begins. His parents have him enrolled in a range of activities, including piano lessons and hockey. He is close to his older brother Vince and becomes lonely and withdrawn as a result of his parents’ narcissism and neglect. When Neni spends a summer working as his nanny, she becomes a surrogate mother figure for him. Mighty also develops a close relationship with Liomi. Mighty attends the Dalton School. At the end of the novel, he prepares to move to Virginia with his father.
Mighty Edwards Character Timeline in Behold the Dreamers
The timeline below shows where the character Mighty Edwards appears in Behold the Dreamers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...like “one of those rich-people apartments you see on television.” He talks about their son, Mighty, who’s “very nice” and “well brought-up.” When Neni asks if Mighty is an only child,... (full context)
...had been a happy one because Clark’s parents, his sister, Ceci, and his nieces visit. Mighty tells Jende about what “an awesome Thanksgiving” the Edwardses had and that they had celebrated... (full context)
...a worrier Clark has become, checking in on everyone all the time. He tends to Mighty’s well-being, rescheduling meetings to attend hockey practices and writing poems for him while he sleeps.... (full context)