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.
Daisy Goodwill Flett - This person was born in rural Tyndall, Manitoba to a mother who died in childbirth, never having known she was pregnant. This person's father grieved his wife's death and was unable to care for this person, who was raised by a neighbor.
Mercy Stone Goodwill - This person always excelled at domestic duties, including cooking and homemaking. This person grew into an obese person who lived to eat and to cook but had little interest in anything else. This person is characterized as childlike and dies while...
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