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.
Jimmie - This character is a selfish fighter who grows up to be a truck driver.
Pete - Worldly and highly concerned with appearances, this character turns out to be a drunk.
Maggie - This character aspires to a better life but ends up rejected and alone, living an unhappy life on the streets.
Tommie - Unable to handle a life of poverty and hardship, this character dies at a young age.
Nellie - This character is self-centered, assertive, and beautiful, but lives the life of a prostitute.
Old Woman (Neighbor...
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