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.
Professor Friedrich - On her trip to New York, Jo meets this person, a German man with a thick accent. He is a stout, educated, older man who takes care of his two orphaned nephews, Franz and Emil. Because he is a bachelor, he undertakes such domestic tasks as cleaning and darning his own socks.
Mr. John Brooke - This person is Laurie's tutor.
Although Mr. Laurence offers to help this person, the young man refuses, preferring to make his own way without incurring any debt. He takes a job as...
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