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.
Aibileen Clark - This character works for a woman who is unconcerned with, and often annoyed by, her own child causing this character to become the sole source of affection and self esteem for this young child. This character is also one of the driving forces behind the writing of a controversial book that could place this character's life and future earning potential in danger.
Eugenia Phelan aka Skeeter - This character does not follow the stereotypical pattern of a person of her age, race, and gender. This character wants to...
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