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.
The Palm-Wine Drinkard - His real name is "Father of gods who could do anything in this world."
The Drinkard's Wife - This character did not give birth the normal way, instead her thumb swelled up and a half-grown boy burst out when she pricked it on a thorn.
Faithful-Mother - This character is a spirit who lives in the White Tree, watching over travelers and keeping the good people safe.
Death - This character has a bed made from human bones.
The Tapster - This character goes to Dead's Town...
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