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.
Mr. Benson - This character is a short-tempered master at Leamy's National School who often hits students with a stick.
Paddy Clohessy - This is the narrator's friend when they are seven years old, who is very poor early on in the book, but later moves to England and works in a pub.
Peter Dooley - This character is known as Quasimodo and dies of consumption.
Mrs. Brigid Finucane - This character employs the narrator to write threatening letters to people who owe money.
Philomena McNamara Flynn - This character is...
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