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.
Bakayoko - This character is a union hero who comes up with the plan for a general strike, which will force management to negotiate.
Niakoro, Ad'jibid'ji, Assitan - These characters are related and serve to highlight the different roles of women in the society of this novel.
Mamadou Keita - This character is a revered elder who ends up in prison.
Doudou, Lahbib - These characters are union leaders.
Ramatoulaye - This character is pursued by police for killing a ram.
Mame Sofi, Houdia M'Baye, N'Deye Touti - These characters live...
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