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Character Analysis: Alive. ELA 20. NUMA TURCATTI AGE: 25. PERSONAL QUALITIES BEFORE THE CRASH ~Most Generally Beloved ~Small, Muscular Body ~He actually preferred soccer over Rugby. ~He was educated by the Jesuits, instead of the Christians. PERSONNAL QUALITEIES AFTER THE CRASH

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AGE: 25


~Most Generally Beloved

~Small, Muscular Body

~He actually preferred soccer over Rugby.

~He was educated by the Jesuits, instead of the Christians.


~expeditions prior to avalanche weakened him. No longer showed any vigor.

~doesn’t like the raw meat.


~doesn’t like raw meat.

~he becomes weaker the longer that they stay on the mountain


~In pretty good physical shape.

~He was a friend with lots of people.

nando parrado he was 23 when the plane crashed

Personal qualities after the crash

  • Hero
  • Courageous
  • Strong
  • Unselfish
  • He was loved most of all because of these qualities

Nando ParradoHe was 23 when the plane crashed

Personal qualities before the crash




And a play boy


Strong, courageous, brave, and he is not selfish.


He is impatient with circumstances

roberto canessa

Personal Qualities Before the Crash:

  • Nervous and tense
  • Burst into a bad temper at small things
  • Spasmodically brave and unselfish
  • Impatient and stubborn

Roberto Canessa

  • Personal Qualities After the Crash:
  • He always did what he wanted
  • Most uncontrolled respect
  • He still possesses the same qualities as before the crash
  • Weaknesses:
  • Once he was an expeditionary he just ruled everyone and thought he was the best
  • He treated no one with respect
  • Strengths:
  • He had good ideas such as the blankets and the hammocks
  • He new a lot about proteins and vitamins
  • He was able to help the injured because he was going to medical school
  • He had physical strength
  • He was the first one to cut the meat
antonio tintin vizint n 19

Personal Qualities Before Crash

  • a graduate of Stella Maris and was studying law.
  • Nickname was Tintin


- Self centered.

- Courageous.

- Hysterical.

Antonio “Tintin” Vizintín (19)

  • Made mittens from seat covers.
  • made sunglasses for expeditionaries.
  • Courageousness
  • One of the first to eat human meat.
  • Weaknesses
  • He quarreled with everybody
  • Cut artery in his arm
  • Concussion
  • Might have hepatitis
bobby francois

Personal Qualities After Crash

  • -Lazy
  • -No instinct for self preservation
  • -No will to live
  • Does nothing to help himself
  • Waits for others to do his work
  • Personal Qualities
  • Before Crash
  • Fat and lazy
  • Nicknamed Fatty
  • 20 years old before
  • crash

Bobby Francois


Bobby Francois’ only strength is

that he isn’t physically injured.

  • Weaknesses
  • - Didn’t work
  • Let others look after him
  • and keep him alive
  • Very lethargic and slow
  • In every way.
javier methol

Personal Qualities

  • After the Crash
  • He was dazed from
  • the altitude sickness
  • He talked a lot but stuttered
  • Kept the boys’ spirits
  • up by playing dumb
  • Helping out others
  • when needed
  • He would comforting to the
  • boys when he needed to

Personal Qualities

Before Crash

-to this day the sound of

helicopter rotor blades

make the hair on his arm

stand on end

-everybody was happy to

Get on the plane to

play rugby in


Javier Methol

  • Strengths
  • Helped out people
  • Comforting
  • Survived getting
  • run over by a car
  • Weaknesses
  • Scared of helicopters
  • Stuttered when talked
  • Blind in his right eye
  • Has tuberculosis

Coche Inciarte

  • Personal Qualities
  • understood others weaknesses
  • Daydreamer
  • kind, gentle, soft-spoken
  • Witty
  • smiling eyes
  • gentle natured



  • Strengths
  • Leader
  • Made everyone laugh
  • Responsible
  • Pure and witty character that no one could dislike.
  • Weaknesses
  • Coche was injured in the crash and could not pull his weight. Everyone tried to be mad at him and thought it would be easy because he didn’t do anything, but they couldn’t because he was too gentle and kind to everyone.

Qualities After

Qualities Before

  • Was still very intelligent and still had a good state of mind
  • Was able to stay calm through things and not get stressed out as easy as the others
  • Lost his optimism when the search was cancelled
  • Was very physically fit
  • Was very intelligent and wise
  • Was optimistic and eloquent
  • Was charming and could talk his was through life and into a better situation

Alfredo "Pancho" Delgado

Age: 24



  • Doesn’t know what to do when he’s in a bad situation
  • Fractured his leg in the crash
  • Did not have many friends
  • Could not pilfer or get people to pilfer for him because he was weak and hungry
  • Was one of the older and more experienced ones on the plane
  • Had the mind of a lawyer
  • Charming and well spoken which helped him in life





  • cries all the time because of
  • Nicolich’s death and since he was
  • rejected as an expeditionary
  • near mental breakdown
  • doesn’t like the meat
  • Strong
  • young
  • Uninjured
  • Religion giving him hope






- selfish

- Fragile

- immature,


- gave up hope

- ambitious

- very religious

Roy Harley on the right

carlitos paez strengths weaknesses

Qualities Before Crash:

  • Spoiled
  • Sissy
  • Self Confessed
  • Irresponsible
  • Naive Thinker.

Carlitos Paez – Strengths + Weaknesses

  • Qualities After the Crash:
  • Hardworking
  • Responsible
  • Bossy
  • Quarrelsome
gustavo zerbino

19 years old


Personal Qualities Before the Crash

Personal Qualities After the Crash

- Catholic

- Medical student

- Strong

- Athletic

- Self-centered

- Pessimistic

- Selfless

- Helpful

- “The detective”



- Collected and guarded all money

and documents of the dead

- Warm, simple nature

- Convinced the survivors to eat the meat

- Would investigate strange noises

- Partially blind from the first expedition

- Wasn’t as strong after the expedition

- Had little hope that they would

be rescued


Jose Pedro Algorta

  • Personal Qualities Before the Crash
  • He is 21 and is a skeptic.
  • He believes only in love and thinks tat God is simply the love between two people.
  • Personal Qualities After the Crash
  • He got amnesia right after the crash.
  • He was going to Chile to settle his relationship with his girlfriend, but after the crash he forgot all about her and was only concerned with finding a new novia in montevideo.
  • Weaknesses
  • He didn’t know many of the other boys.
  • Works in politics, so was often isolated because he couldn’t join in conversations about agriculture.
  • Unlikely hero.
  • At first would not eat human flesh.
  • Strengths
  • He was sufficient.
  • He realized that he had to work to survive.
personal qualities before the crash

Age: 25

Eduardo Strauch

Personal Qualities After The Crash

> Nickname “The German.”

> Has a temper.

> Him and Fito have a strong relationship.

> Powerful.

> Realism and practicality.

> Can do hard work.

> After crash he went into a state of shock.

> Dominated the group of three. (Fito, Daniel and Eduardo)

> Brought strength to the group.

Personal Qualities

Before The Crash


> Can be bossy.

> Capable of passionate anger.

>Wouldn’t eat the flesh until Fito convinced him to because his physical health was deteriorating.


> Has a open mind.

> Calm at times.

> Kind to the younger and irritating boys.

> Melted snow for drinking water for the other passengers with Fito and Daniel.


Personal Qualities Before The Crash

Personal Qualities After The Crash

- Nickname “Fito.” Real name is Adolfo.

- Strong.

- Works well with all the other guys.

- Enthusiastic.

- Realism and practicality.

- Most respected.

- Can do hard work.

- Most respected.

- After crash went into a state of shock.

- Inspired more confidence into the group.

- Always things positive.

- Invented the idea of sunglasses to protect their eyes from the snow.

- Enthusiastic.

Fito Strauch



- Shy.

- Temperamental.

- Magnino annoyed him.

- Unsure about his life.

- Smart.

- Had good ideas but was not free of failing.

- Melted snow for drinking water for all passengers with Eduardo and Daniel.

- Most of the guys felt safe with Fito.

Age: 24

daniel fernandez 26 years old

Personal Qualities Before the Crash

- Has a girlfriend that he thinks about a lot

Daniel Fernandez26 years old



Works hard



- Lacked physical strength and an assertive personality

-temperamentally shy

  • Personal Qualities After the Crash
  • Calm
  • Responsible
  • Fair
alvaro mangino qualities before the crash did not know many people felt isolated

Alvaro ManginoQualities Before the Crash-did not know many people-felt isolated

Qualities after the crash





Personal Qualities After the Crash- did well at the time of the accident - saved Nicholichs life-shy , stayed back while others were trying to figure what out what to do.

Personal Qualities Before The Crash- Uninjured- Was weaker then more of the others.

- Had a nervous nature.

Strengths-saved a life-did well at the accident.

Weaknesses-he was weak - didn’t know much about nature.


Rafael Echavarren, 22

After the accident, Rafael was injured. He laid in a hammock Canessa made for him, he never left the plane cause he was in too much pain. Rafael’s calf muscle of his leg was torn out of place, then pushed back in. He was unable to move his leg cause he was in so much pain, so his leg and toes became frostbite. Although Rafael was injured he wasn’t giving up and he wanted to survive. Finally, Rafael could not withstand the pain so he told the other survivors to tell his family he loved them, and he died.

Rafael was a Conservative Dairy Farmer. He was a very honest, and courageous man, who was a Basque in origin. Echavarren was very dedicated and he would never give up. He was determined to stay alive, and wasn’t going to give up no matter what happened.



- Sadness

- Loss of hope

- Mental state was the worst

- injuries

- not getting rations of meat

- his isolation would kill him

Before The Plane Crash


- His girlfriend

- His family

- His hope for rescue

- And praying

  • Personal Qualities Before Crash
  • Was a left wing student of economics
  • Brittle difficult person
  • Closed and Silent
  • The only thing that kept him lively was
  • his girlfriend Ines Lombardero
  • -His other passion was politics
  • Abandoned the church of Rome
  • Worked in the slums of Montevideo
  • Personal Qualities After The Crash
  • Better physical condition than Rafael
  • Mental state was the worst
  • He now has a beard
  • Taken the role of Cartographer
  • His faith diminished after a while
  • Barbed and moody with others
  • Pedro Algorta was his only close friend
  • Started being delirious
  • He died at the age of twenty one

Arturo Nogeuira

After The Plane Crash

- Died at the age of 21 in the Fairchild