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.
Jack Henry Abbott - He has read widely, especially philosophy, and has settled on Communism as the best and ideal political system for the world. He considers himself a revolutionary and looks forward to a world dominated by Communism.
Pigs - They are members of a fraternity which protects its own.
Norman Mailer - He is the man Jack Abbott is writing to in his series of letters.
Uncle Ho - This character's poem involves welcoming the winter (despair, sadness, punishment) for only with winter can there be a spring. It...
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