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.
Beulah Binnings - This character is a middle-aged member of the Town Women and plays an important role in the prologue, where her monologue serves to inform the audience about the tragic back story of a lead character's father.
Pee Wee Binnings - This character is a small, red-faced planter. He menaces the hero with a knife.
Carol Cutrere - This character's face and lips are powdered white, eyes are outlined with black pencil, and eyelids are painted blue. This character is not allowed to stay in the county overnight.
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