Nalysis and Discussion of a short story

Discuss the characterization of a protagonist in the story. What are the pathologies about Mel that are shown in the story? What is your analysis of this character you choose and how does this character propel the action?
Quote briefly and BE SPECIFIC.

The short story is attached.
Please check if the paper qualifies the checklists.
Editing & Revising Checklist:
Does the introduction effectively lead to a thesis?
Is the thesis supported by the body of the essay?
Are the body paragraphs unified, logical, and coherent?
Are transitions between paragraphs smooth and effective?
Does the conclusion provide a relevant and interesting ending to the essay? Is conclusion
free of vague, trite, and generalized statements?