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.
Mary Barton - This character is the protagonist of the novel.
John Barton - This character kills one of the mill masters.
Jem Wilson - This character is falsely accused of murder.
Esther - This character becomes a prostitute after running away from home.
Margaret Jennings - This character is a successful singer.
George Wilson - This character has twin sons who die.
Job Legh - This character enjoys collecting insects.
Alice Wilson - This character suffers a stroke.
Will Wilson - This character is a sailor but returns home to...
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