The Best American Short Stories of the Century Character Descriptions

Katrina Kenison
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Character Descriptions

Tennessee Williamsappears in The Resemblance Between a Violin Case and a Coffin - This character is close with his/her sister and is attracted to the same sex.

Bessie Popkinappears in The Key - This person is an elderly widow who has lived a life filled with hate.

Nick Adamsappears in The Killers - This person is taken hostage while at a lunch counter and attempts to warn an acquaintance that he will soon be murdered.

Sill Lancasterappears in Christmas Gift - This child seems innocent but begins cursing and smoking at the end of the story.

Tom Harrisappears in The Hitch-Hikers - This character is a witness to an attack and ends up with his/her car covered in blood.

Richard Milesappears in The Resemblance Between a Violin Case and a Coffin - This person performs in a musical duet and dies of pneumonia soon afterward...

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