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.
Ellen Bass - This woman ran writing workshops for women who would write about sexual abuse that took place during childhood.
Louise Thornton - This woman learned as an adult that one of her mother's brothers had attempted to sexually abuse her own brother and did abuse one of her male cousins.
Maya Angelou - This woman lied on the stand about the number of times her abuser had touched her because she was afraid the court would think it was her fault he raped her.
Billie Holiday - This woman...
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