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.
Helga Crane, Quicksand - A mulatto woman, born of a Danish mother, she is a teacher with a restless spirit.
Dr. Robert Anderson, Quicksand - He is head of the school in Naxos.
Reverend Pleasant Green, Quicksand - A preacher whose love of God is questionable.
Katrina and Poul Dahl, Quicksand - Helga's relatives who take her in when she is in Denmark.
Axel Olsen, Quicksand - He is a talented painter who proposes marriage to Helga.
Audrey Denney, Quicksand - A gregarious society figure in Harlem who freely associates with...
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