American Short Story Masterpieces Character Descriptions

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Sonny's Brotherappears in Sonny's Blues - This character was assimilated into white culture early on and tries to combat racism and poverty through education.

Sonnyappears in Sonny's Blues - This character has a troubled past and ends up in prison for dealing heroin before struggling to live a clean life while continuing to play music.

Lenoreappears in Weekend - This character is a quiet, easy-going housewife with two children and a partner who is an unfaithful, alcoholic ex-professor.

Arty Lisleappears in The Bystander - This character's father has a mental breakdown and watches as their father declines in mental stability, but is unable to stop it, feeling torn between love and separation.

Vanceappears in The Amish Farmer - This character is a school teacher who aims to make students think, particularly about story elements like point-of-view narration.

The Young Womanappears in Verona A Young Woman Speaks -...

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