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.
Robert Jones - His age is never specifically defined, but based on his descriptions of himself, his behavior, his position at his job, and the fact that he isn't yet married, it would be reasonable to conclude that he is somewhere in his early to mid thirties. He is ambitious, proud of his recent appointment to the position of leader on his work crew.
Alice - She believes, and urges Jones to believe as well, in the potential for success working within the existing social-political system of segregation, proving to whites...
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