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.
Edmund Albert George Brimmer - This character is a small child who recently is traumatized by events concerning the adults in his family.
Auguste Dupin / Edgar Allan Poe - This character is a writer who takes on the persona of one of his characters, who enjoys outwitting criminals and tracking down clues.
Mr. Asa Throck - This character is a night watchman hired to track down a missing person.
Mrs. Helen Whitman - This character is a widow and entertains two characters as potential new spouses.
Mrs. Powers - This character...
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