Tears of a Tiger

Sharon M. Draper

Summary

Tears of A Tiger is about Forgiveness. Andy and his friends were a part of a car crash Andy’s best friend died in the incident because they were drinking and driving. Andy feels responsible for Roberts death because Andy wasn’t drinking. Andy has a hard time of forgiving himself and sharing how he feels.

Andy

Emotional

Depressed

Lonely

Unforgiving

Isolated

Helpless

Andy

Andy is very emotional and unforgiving. He has a hard time accepting his best friend's death and also getting over the guilt he felt after the incident. He had stated " Everything is cold and dirty and generally depressing" (Draper 89) He also expressed "i wanted it to be me that died instead of Rob. I wanted the hurting to go away. (Draper 92)
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