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.
Amy Dorrit (Little Dorrit) - This character is a small woman, often mistaken for a child. She was born at Marshalsea prison, daughter of one of the prisoners, and her mother dies during her birth.
Arthur Clennam - This character is an Englishman who spent twenty years assisting his father with the family business in China. When the reader meets him, he is in France on his way home to England.
Mrs. Clennam - This character raised another as her son although he doesn't realize it. As she grows older, she...
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