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.
Beloved - She returns from the dead and tries to rekindle a relationship with her mother.
Edward Bodwin - He fought to free the slaves and provided Baby Suggs with somewhere to live.
Miss Bodwin - She is described as "the white woman who loved Baby Suggs".
Buglar - Along with his brother he fears his mother and end up running away to fight in the Civil War.
Paul D - His presence in Sethe's house after eighteen years triggers Beloved's appearance.
Denver - She dislikes Paul D and wants nothing...
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