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.
African Americans - The nature of character and identity for this group of people is central to the collection's narratives and its themes.
Female Characters (Molly/Mona, Charlene/Chona, Veronica/Vero) - These three characters are all struggling for a sense of personal identity--a struggle manifest in their search for work, for freedom from poverty, and for pleasure in violence.
Seers - These figures in the Third Kingdom represent the desire and/or intention to view beyond the current experience and into a new, freer future.
Aretha - This character is a nanny/housekeeper assigned the responsibility of...
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