Brown Girl, Brownstones Character Descriptions

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Selina Boyce

This character has a boisterous, bullying personality, and becomes a dancer.

Silla Boyce

This character is an immigrant from Barbados, is strong and passionate, as well as hard on family members. This character mourns the loss of a son and sells some land illegally.

Deighton Boyce

This character is confident and happy-go-lucky; but ends up being deported to Barbados, jumps ship, and drowns.

Ina Boyce

This character is gentle and submissive and joins the Episcopal Church, which this character makes life's focus.


This character has sex with and dates the main character in the book.

Beryl Challenor

This character is the best friend of the main character, one of six children who tries to be a good child.

Mrs. Benton

This character is a parent of one of the main character's friends, who looks down on the main character based on skin color.

Miss Thompson

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