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.
Jake Brigance - This thirty-two-year-old attorney is a native of Karaway, Mississippi.
Carl Lee Hailey - This character is a steady worker at a local factory, a devoted husband, and a father of four.
Lucien Wilbanks - This dissolute, brilliant, and wealthy disbarred lawyer has learned to hate money at a very young age.
Sheriff Ozzie Walls - This person is successful, respected, and the only African-American individual holding such a position in the state.
Carla Brigance - This perceptive and insightful schoolteacher has a charming spouse.
Harry Rex Vonner -...
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