The Emperor Jones Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

Jeff - This character is brown rather than black-skinned, thin, middle-aged, and dressed in a Pullman porter's uniform. This character was killed over a craps game.

Brutus Jones - This character comes to a West Indian island and convinces the natives that he has magical powers.

Lem - This character is a former chieftain on the island and the leader of the natives who finally lead a rebellion against dictatorial rule.

Little Formless Fears - These characters move noiselessly, but with deliberate, painful effort, striving to raise themselves on end, failing and sinking again.

Henry Smithers - This character is a tall, bald, stoop-shouldered Cockney Englishman, about forty-years-old.

Witch Doctor - This character is shriveled, old, and naked except for the fur of some small animal tied about his waist.

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