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Green Hills of Africa Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


The Author (Ernest Hemingway) - This character comes across as competitive, hard-drinking, and occasionally condescending, arrogant, self-absorbed, self-indulgent, and self-righteous.

Karl - This character is moody, sensitive, emotionally restrained, sometimes obsessive but generous of spirit.
While this character's emotions are apparent, they are restrained and low-key.

Hemingway's Wife - Loving and supportive, this character is a bit of a worrier, and somewhat obsessed with the comfort of his/her feet.

Colonel Phillips (Pop) - This character is unaffected by the tempers of others, while also being protective and is wise in...

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