BoyBoy - This character is largely preoccupied with other women and drinking, and is rarely home. He returns three years later with a new woman, apparently hoping for a handout, but doesn't get anything, and he disappears again.
Chicken Little - This character is a small boy who comes to play at the river. He is accidentally thrown into the river, where he drowns. His body is found downstream by a white man, who is annoyed at having to deal with it, and after the bargeman, the sheriff, and a ferryman bicker over whose responsibility it is to return to the body to the child's family, it is finally taken to the embalmer four days later.
The Deweys - These characters are three little boys whom Eva takes in. Regardless of their original names, she calls them all the same name. Although they look different from...
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