Thomas comes out of the box and is confused where he is and what is going on around him. He isn't sure why he is there and what his place is. He doesn't know anybody and can't remember any important parts of his life.
My name is Thomas.
Thomas asks what he looks like to Chuck. He responds by saying he is around 16, five foot nine, has brown hair, and ugly. He describes what he looks like and helps for Thomas about his appearance.
Thomas is realizing what Newt and all the other gladers mean when they just tell them to work. He now understands why they do that. He now feels as he fits in and this demonstrates one of his main and strongest trait, his cleverness.
Thomas awakes in the box and is confused where he is. He only can remember his name but remembers nothing about why he was actually put there. This shows confusion.
Thomas is asked by Chuck about what happened and how lucky he is but he isn't even thinking about being a Runner. This shows modesty.
After Chuck died Thomas was very glum and didn't know what was going on around him and wasn't paying attention much. This shows that he is distraught.