This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Jefferson Greene - This character is the novel's protagonist. The novel begins when he is seven-and-a-half years old, and in the second grade, and ends when he is eighteen, and about to graduate from high school.
The Professor - This character is tall and slim with straight white hair and eyebrows, and big, square glasses.
Brother Thomas - This character a Catholic brother who teaches theology at the university.
Jackson, Tony, Andrew, Ian - These are college students paid to move in and mind the main character and clean the house...
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