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The River Niger Character Descriptions

Joseph A. Walker
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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.


Al - He is described as a closet homosexual who is capable, determined, and very young. In the end of the play, he turns out to be the informer who has betrayed his fellow revolutionaries.

Grandma Wilhemina Brown - She is described as a stately, fair-skinned black woman in her mid eighties who is almost always drunk from the liquor she hides in the kitchen.

Chips - He is described as a tall, rangy young man and a sexually perverted young fool who has an air of "I'm a bad nigger...

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This section contains 339 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
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