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Cannery Row Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Doc - The owner/operator of Western Biological Laboratories, this character collects and preserves sea creatures for shipping to research facilities nationwide. He is "deceptively small", strong, passionate, and charismatic. He wears a beard in an era when facial hair is rare and, fearing water on his head, normally wears a rain hat.

Mack - The forty-eight-year-old leader and mentor of a group of men who seek no more in life than food, drink, and contentment, This character is intelligent and amoral about lying, stealing, and swindling, believing the ends justify...

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This section contains 1,381 words
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