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The Dark Child Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Camara Laye - This character is the main character and narrator who begins the story as a very small child and ends as an adult leaving Guinea to study in Paris.

Laye's Father - This character is never given a name in the book. This character is calm, orderly, religious, influential, ambitious, and has special prophetic powers.

Laye's Mother - This character has supernatural powers and two older brothers who are twins. This character takes care of children and is very authoritarian and realistic.

Laye's Grandmother - This character is clean...

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