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Hop Frog Character Traits

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When someone makes fun of someone else by the way they look, they usually are mad at that person and they want their revenge. This is how Hop Frog feels in Edgar Allen Poe’s story “Hop Frog.” The king mistreats Hop Frog and in the end, Hop Frog gets his revenge on the king. The king does not think that Hop Frog is an interesting person because he laughs at him and makes fun of him, but actually he is a very interesting character. Hop Frog is a very interesting character because he is unfortunate of being a fool, he is clever, and he is vengeful in the story “Hop Frog”. To begin with, the first characteristic that describes Hop Frog is that he is unfortunate of being a fool. One way Hop Frog is unfortunate of being a fool is that he is bullied…show more content…
Hop Frog is mad that the king throws his wine in Trippetta’s face, so he sets up his plans for the masquerade. Furthermore, Hop Frog is vengeful because he does not think twice before putting his plan into action even if it means killing the king and his ministers: “The dwarf had scarcely made an end of his brief speech before the work of vengeance was complete” (Poe). Hop Frog does not care if his plan would end up killing the king and his ministers because they mistreated him and Trippetta. Since the king and his ministers were treating them very bad, Hop Frog wanted his revenge. Hop Frog is feeling proud of himself that he killed the king and his ministers. In conclusion, there are many characteristics about Hop Frog, but the three main characteristics that make him an interesting character is that he is unfortunate of being a fool, he is clever, and he is vengeful. Even though Hop Frog is always being made fun of a lot, he is the one who gets the last jest and he is able to get revenge on the king and his ministers. If someone makes fun of someone else because they are not interesting then that person is wrong. Every person has unique characteristics about them, just as Hop Frog has unique characteristics about
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