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.
Cathy Ames - This character is consistently evil in her thoughts and actions, manipulating others for her own ends without a trace of conscience.
Kate Ames - This is a nickname for the character described as a monster.
Abra Bacon - This character is the daughter of a dishonest county supervisor in Salinas who shows wisdom, caring and love for others.
Mr. Edwards - This character runs a prostitution business in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and lives a respectable life as a married man with two sons.
Ethel - This character is...
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