He is the book's narrator and its protagonist.
He is the novel's antagonist, the character whose confrontations with the main character triggers most of his struggles and transformations.
She has a profound influence on the life of her son.
He is revealed to be realistic, direct, wise and compassionate in ways that surprise not only the narrator, but the reader as well.
She is portrayed as a strong, positive presence in the life of all three of her sons.
They are Jerome's brothers.
Jigaboo, Nigger, Cracker
These names are used several times by characters of one race to refer negatively to characters of another.
Mr. Egglestobs, Miss Pimton
These characters are two of the teachers Jerome encounters during his experiences at Chestnut Street Junior High School.
The Train Man, Bobo
These two characters challenge Jerome's basketball...
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