Creating a Character Profile

Analyzing The Mysterious Benedict Society - by Luke Kusserow

World Class Outcome and 4 C's

  • Evaluate how authors are strategic in creating meaning with more elements and more complex texts.
  • Communication, Collaboration, Critically Thinking, and Creativity

Our Protagonist - Reynie Muldoon

The protagonist in the fictional story The Mysterious Benedict Society is Reynie Muldoon. He is one of the leading main characters. All of the action centers around him and his friends. Even though the story is told in third person, it is always focused the most on Reynie. Also, he is a protagonist because he is fighting against the antagonist, Mr. Curtain who is sending out dangerous messages.


Reynie is a round character because in the story the narrator describes him very well and it would take a while to describe him. He is not flat because he is very well described by the author. Reynie is also not static because static characters don't change throughout the story. Also, Reynie is Dynamic because he undergo's changes during the story.

Direct and indirect Develop of Reynie

Direct Characterization- The Direct Characterization used in the book to describe Reynie because at the beginning of the book, Miss Perumal tells Reynie how smart he is.

Indirect Characterization- Reynie is indirectly characterized because at the beginning of the book he passed all the tests, which shows


Reynie is to brain as Walt Disney is to Mickey Mouse

Reynie is to Institute as Luke is to Heritage Elementary

Reynie is to clever as Mr. Curtain is to inventive

Reynie is to testing as disobedient children are to the Waiting Room

Reynie is to orphan as Sticky is to genius

Emerald Forest Mirror Maze - Butterfly Palace

Tuesday, Nov. 10th, 7:45am

Rainforest Adventure Branson, MO 65616

The crew is going to a mirror maze in Montana to test their skill of critically thinking.

About Me - Luke Kusserow

My name is Luke Kusserow and I am in 6th grade at Heritage Elementary School in Colorado. I love the book The Mysterious Benedict Society because of all the action and how easily you get absorbed into the story.