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.
Carlos - Also called Allos by his family and friends in the Philippines, he is the main character of the book.
The Father - This character is a typical hardworking Filipino peasant who owns four hectares of land that supports the family until he starts to sell it to a moneylender in order to pay for school expenses.
Autilia Sampayan - This character lives in town while her husband works and lives on the farm.
Leon - This is the oldest son who is fighting a war in Europe when a...
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