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.
Harry Dalton - This character is a stable owner. This character is bitter about another character's blinding of his horses and feels the boy should be in prison, not "in a hospital at the tax-payers' expense."
Martin Dysart - This character is a psychiatrist in his mid-forties.
Horseman - This character provides six-year-old Alan his first experience riding a horse.
Jill Mason - This character is in her early twenties, "pretty and middle class." This character is thought to have had a nervous breakdown near the end of the play.
Hesther Salomon -...
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