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.
Hoke Coleburn - This character is sixty years old when the play begins and is unemployed, uneducated African American.
Daisy - When the play opens, this character is a seventy-two-year-old, independent, and stubborn widow living alone.
Boolie Werthan - The child of another character, this person is forty years old when the play begins. This person has taken over the family printing company, and over the course of the play, develops into one of the city's leading business figures.
Florine Werthan - Although never seen by the audience, this person is...
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