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.
Avey - Mysterious and sexy, this character is sometimes viewed as lazy by those closest to the character.
King Barlo - This character returns to town after a long absence only to mock those who seek this character out.
Becky - This character lives alone in the woods and has been ostracized from the community.
Big Boy - See Tom Burwell
Tom Burwell - After discovering the fiance's infidelity, this character kills a man.
Carma - This character fakes suicide after this character's spouse discovers the affair taking place.
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