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A Woman Alone: Autobiographical Writings Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Bessie Amelia Head - This individual is born to parents of mixed race. Despite mental instability and religious turmoil, this person succeeds in teaching and has a successful journalism career. This person leaves South Africa for Botswana due to political turmoil.

The People of Botswana - This group is mystical, spiritual, calm, and uninterested in change. They mostly want to be left alone.

The South African Blacks - This group struggles against oppression.

The Afrikaners - This oppressive group descended from Dutch settlers and are brutal rulers.

Bessie Amelia Emery -...

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