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.
Minnie Foster - This is the maiden name of the suspect in the short story, who was a lively and pretty young woman.
Lewis Hale - This Iowa farmer is called on the day after the murder to participate in the investigation as a witness.
Martha Hale - This acquaintance of the suspect for over 20 years is the only character visible for the entire story.
George Henderson - This young county lawyer intends to prosecute the suspect for the murder of her husband.
Henry Peters - As a man of the...
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