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.
Margaret - The narrator describes this main character as pretty, but often the other characters hint that this person's looks are disappointing in comparison to both of this person's parents.
John Thornton - This death of this character's father forces this character to quit school early and work in a factory. Eventually, this person works up the ladder, earning enough money to become a master and run the mill house.
Richard Hale - This person begins the novel as a reverend, but religious doubts force this person to move with family...
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