Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

by

Becky Albertalli

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Blue's Dad Character Analysis

Blue's dad lives with his wife in Savannah, Georgia. He's Jewish, but he and Blue celebrate all of Hanukkah in a hotel room on one night when he's able to get down to Atlanta to visit. Blue believes his dad has no idea he's gay when he receives Casanova's autobiography for Hanukkah, but when Blue does come out later, his dad is supportive and insists that Casanova was actually bisexual.
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Blue's Dad Character Timeline in Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

The timeline below shows where the character Blue's Dad appears in Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 12
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...try to figure out Simon's identity. Blue gives Simon a hint to his own identity: Blue’s dad is visiting from Savanna this weekend to celebrate Hanukkah with him at a hotel. Blue... (full context)
Chapter 13
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...Simon is far too preoccupied thinking about Blue and the fact that Blue's mom and Blue’s dad are religious to pay any attention in class. He hopes that Blue doesn't think it's... (full context)
Chapter 14
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...says he didn't exactly come out. He explains that when he got to the hotel, Blue’s dad had everything arranged perfectly. Blue decided to wait until after they'd open gifts. However, he... (full context)
Chapter 18
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...Blue's mom's house, which is an extremely unusual situation. Blue was terrified his mom told Blue’s dad he's gay, but when it became clear that she didn't, Blue decided to tell his... (full context)
Chapter 33
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...kiss for a while, and then settle in to talk. Bram says that according to Blue’s dad, Casanova was bisexual. Simon feels very in love and texts Bram that he misses him... (full context)