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Notes of a Native Son Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Marian Anderson - A famous operatic singer during the first half of the twentieth century who became the first African American to sing on the stage of New York's Metropolitan Opera.

Louis Armstrong - This trumpeter/singer was responsible for bringing the concept of jazz to white audiences throughout the United States.

Pearl Bailey - A singer and popular entertainer who became most famous for her role in the all-black stage version of Hello Dolly.

Harry Belafonte - This character developed a relationship with Martin Luther King, Jr., put up the...

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This section contains 511 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
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