Character Sketch of Virtually True


Give a Character Sketch of Michael (Narrator), Sebastian Shultz and Narrator’s Dad from Class 10 Communicative English Chapter 6 Virtually True


Character Sketch of Michael (Narrator)

Michael was an inquisitive young boy. He liked to stay updated with technology and computers like his dad. He was extremely fascinated with his dad’s collection of gadgets and also enjoyed playing computer games. He displays his friendly and helpful nature when he saves Sebastian from falling into deep sleep. He never lost hope and was confident throughout, though he failed to save Sebastian in the third game. Michael was a kid with great mental strength and preservance. He was shocked to learn that the player Sebastian he had saved in the game, was a real person.

Virtually True Overview – Virtually True by Paul Stewart is a story about two boys who create miracles by interacting with each other without meeting and in a strange manner. Virtually True begins with an article in the newspaper as “Miracle Recovery” which is read by Michael. The article stated about the boy, Sebastian who recovered from coma despite being in a critical condition.


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Some Questions on Character Sketch of Michael (Narrator)

Q1. How did Michael enter Sebastian’s memory?
Q2. How did Michael save Sebastian?

Character Sketch of Sebastian Shultz

Sebastian Shultz was the main character of the story “Virtually True”. He was a brilliant minded person. He had been involved in a motorway accident. During the accident, he had been plugged into his computer and had banged his head against it. The accident left Sebastian in a coma. He never loses hope. He kept on trying until he got success. He had a polite nature. Sebastian had a thankful nature too. As when Michael succeeded in rescuing Sebastian’s memory from that psycho drive games, Sebastian had sent an email in which he had thanked Michael and also told Michael to keep those games with himself as a gift from him.

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Some Questions on Character Sketch of Sebastian Shultz

Q1. How did Sebastian Shultz get injured? What did the doctors think of his illness?
Q2. What help did Sebastian Shultz ask Michael for? How did he convey this message?
Q4. How had Sebastian Shultz entered the games?
Q5. How was Sebastian Shultz’s memory stored on Michael’s disk? How did Michael discover that?


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Character Sketch of Narrator’s Dad

Michael’s Dad is nutty or crazy about computers and couldn’t resist buying new gadgets and gizmos that came into the market. He had the computer with the latest gadgetry available such as a Pentium 150 MHz processor complete with RAM, CD ROM, speakers, printers, modem and scanner. He had all the games: Tornado, MC Babash Black Belt etc. He had also brought the latest psycho-drive games and the virtual reality visor and gloves. He has also changed his loft into a special room Called “The Power Base” Where he and Michel play computer games.


Some Questions on Character Sketch of Narrator’s Dad

Q1. How does Michael’s dad influence him? How do both explore their interest in gadgets?


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