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.
The Boy - This character is a black sailor who appears briefly, professing love for Jo.
Helen - This character is a semi-whore who drinks too much, and appears incapable of thinking of anyone but herself, up to and including her own daughter.
Geof - This is a nickname for the art student.
Geoffrey Ingram - This character is a homosexual art student whose landlady has thrown him out on the street.
Jimmie - The Boy's name.
Jo - This is a nickname for the daughter.
Josephine - This character becomes...
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