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.
Moses - The overseer of Townsend's plantation, this person was the first slave purchased for work on the plantation. This person remains on the plantation after the death of the owner and begins a brief affair with the widow, hoping she will free this person so they can be married. This person is later hobbled after attempting to run away in the aftermath of the disappearance of this person's family.
Alice Night - This person was kicked in the head as a young person, leaving this person with some mental difficulties...
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