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.
Mark Twain (the narrator) - This is the narrator of Roughing It who recounts his adventures as he seeks fortune in the Western territories of the United States in the early 1860's.
Mr. Higbie - This character is a friend of the narrator who is able to recognize an elusive person with a map to gold, and uses their physical size and strength to help the narrator on the quest for fortune.
Irish Brigade - This is a group of fourteen volunteers that act as surveyors and settle on Mrs. O'Flannigan's...
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