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.
Wole Soyinka - This person is the author of the autobiography and the one through whose eyes we witness the events of the story.
Wild Christian - This woman is Wole's mother. Her chief attribute is her fiery temper.
Essay - This man is Wole's father, and the Headmaster of the parsonage's elementary school that Wole initially attends.
Tinu - This girl is Wole's older sister. Wole feels protective of her.
Father - This man is Essay's father. He is still set in the old tribal ways.
Daodu - This man...
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