Three most important characters:
Analysis by: Chloe Van Patten
is a sixteen year old boy who is a misfit. His only friend is a screw-up and a rebel and Jacob hangs out with him because he is an interesting boy. Though his friend is not very nice and Jacob is the kind of kid who takes a mean joke and shakes it off but it hurt him inside. When his grandfather died he felt so lost because that was the one man who understood him because Jacob is hard to understand especially (he did not know this until later in the book) that he is a peculiar child and can see monsters. His search for understanding is really relatable too. He is just a lost soul who is trying to find his place, and trying to find where he belongs.
Comparison: weirdly enough he reminds me of Ronnie Miller in the book the Last Song. Ronnie is a girl who hangs out with the wrong crowd but is not like them. She is a misfit trying to find her place and thinks its with other misfits but has way more potential then they have. She hangs out with them because she doesn't wanna be what her parents want her to be. I feel like these two characters relate because their parents don't understand them and they are better then who they hang out with. They also want to find understanding in their lives. Ronnie wants to know why her dad left her mom and she finds out but it is not what she expected. While Jacob wants to find out if his grandfather was telling the truth.
is that really cool head mistress you would love to know. She is the head woman in the orphanage for her peculiar children and takes after them like they are her own kids. She is really down to earth for someone who has to watch over many crazy kids with peculiar talents. She is down to earth but has to be proper as well because she has to show the kids that they can't go around being crazy. So she is their mother yet also that sweet babysitter. She can turn into a peregrine falcon that is why her name is Miss. Peregrine. She will also hurt anyone that tries and harms the children.
Comparison: She reminds me of the principal in the movie Sky High. She is the principal at the school only for kids with super powers. The school is up in the clouds like her orphanage which is in a time warp. The principal at Sky High is called Principal Powers. She can transform into a comet and back into a human. She uses this for transportation. This principal is also very down to earth. Miss Peregrine can transform into a bird and use that as transportation as well.
she is the girl that is extremely mean at first because she doesn't know you. She will keep her guard up and show no emotion unless she decides she can trust you enough. But it takes a lot to crack her out of her hard shell. She will put on this act but really its for attention. Or maybe her past being an orphan and all has made it so she is hard to get to know. She will also kill you if she thinks you are a threat. She will not hesitate to cut your throat to save herself if she does not know you, but risk her life to save you if she loves you. She is the first peculiar child who came across Jacob and almost cut his throat.
Comparison: She reminds me of Jemma Teller a fictional character in one of my favorite shows, Sons of Anarchy. Jemma is an old lady to the motor cycle club and lost her husband but is now with the president of the motorcycle club. She can hold her own and will do anything for the people she loves but will trust no one. When you are married to the club you will do anything to get them out of trouble and save them all. She comes off as protective and intense but once you get on her good side and she knows you she is pretty nice. Even though Emma is a child she seems to match Jemma Tellers personality pretty well. When you are an orphan you seem to grow up faster because of all the problems you go through early in life.