Miss Jane Pittman
This character is the main protagonist in the novel. A woman of high spirits and boundless determination, she has had many struggles and hardships over a long and eventful life.
This character's desire to bring about change leads him to work towards building a school, an action which attracts a great deal of opposition and people willing to end his life because of his efforts.
This character is the strong and likable husband of the protagonist. His desire to rise up and change his circumstances leads him away from the plantation as soon as an opportunity presents itself.
This character is a plantation master. Although he now lives in a post-slavery era, he is still a firm believer in the old order of the South and governs his world according to most of its principles.
Miss Amma Dean Samson
This section contains 658 words
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