Little Fires Everywhere

by

Celeste Ng

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Warren Wright Character Analysis

Mia’s younger brother, a promising athlete who died at the age of 17 in a tragic car accident. Mia and Warren had been very close and had shared a deep friendship until she asked him to keep the secret of her pregnancy from their parents—the two were still not speaking at the time of Warren’s death.
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Warren Wright Character Timeline in Little Fires Everywhere

The timeline below shows where the character Warren Wright appears in Little Fires Everywhere. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 11
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...a teaching salary. When Mrs. Richardson contacts the school there is no record of Mia Warren, however there is a record of Mia Wright. Mrs. Richardson learns that Mia Wright had... (full context)
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...a tip that someone named Mia Wright was born in 1962, and a boy named Warren Wright was born two years later. After researching Warren Wright, Mrs. Richardson finds that the... (full context)
Chapter 12
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...on “promising teen athletes whose careers were cut short,” and proceeds to interview them about Warren. Mrs. Richardson, finding the Wrights to be easy interview subjects, quickly turns the conversation to... (full context)
Chapter 13
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Mia had always believed in the power of transformation, and her brother, Warren, only a year younger than her, was the only one who understood the way she... (full context)
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...Mia is able to accept the admission offer with the help of a tuition scholarship. Warren had offered her his savings—which he’d planned on using to buy himself a Volkswagen Rabbit—but... (full context)
Chapter 14
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...won’t be going home for Christmas, and, at the end of January, Mia confides in Warren about her pregnancy and about the Ryans. Warren is disappointed, and tells Mia that he... (full context)
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Warren had been driving his friend’s car late at night when they suddenly skidded on an... (full context)
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...fear of anyone “getting the wrong idea,” Mia packs a bag, steals the keys to Warren’s VW Rabbit, and drives back to New York City. (full context)
Chapter 15
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...hopefully get in touch with Mia, but the Wrights have not heard from her since Warren’s funeral. Mrs. Richardson tells the Wrights that she is sorry for all they’ve been through,... (full context)
Chapter 18
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...Mia’s daughter”, enrages her. Mrs. Richardson bitingly reveals that she knows all about the Ryans, Warren, and Mia’s complicated past, and accuses Mia of having raised Pearl without order or morals.... (full context)