The Golden Age


Joan London

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Warren Barret Character Analysis

One of the patients at the Golden Age. Just a little younger than Frank, Warren is obtuse and tactless, especially compared with the other, generally sensitive children. Warren is a frequent source of annoyance for Frank; his mockery of Frank’s lack of cricket knowledge, and his incredulity at the idea that the Gold’s don’t celebrate Christmas, make Frank feel an unpleasant sense of foreignness.
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Warren Barret Character Timeline in The Golden Age

The timeline below shows where the character Warren Barret appears in The Golden Age. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
8. The First Time Frank Saw Elsa
Survival Theme Icon
In the bed next to Frank is the boy he likes least, Warren Barrett . A year younger than Frank, he’s much bigger and makes fun of Frank for... (full context)
15. Christmas
Parenthood and Growing Up Theme Icon
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Isolation vs. Solitude Theme Icon
Even though Warren Barrett finds it hard to understand why the Golds don’t celebrate Christmas, the lunch goes off... (full context)