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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories 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.

Characters

Narratorappears in River of Names - This character tells childhood stories of death and abuse concerning the entire extended family.

Walterappears in All the Way in Flagstaff, Arizona - This character is an alcoholic whose relationships with family members are unhappy and destructive.

Nickappears in A Vintage Thunderbird - This character is involved in a failing love relationship which is symbolized in the story by an old, classic car.

Emilyappears in Talk of Heroes - This character is called upon at a meeting to speak for the guest speaker who is...

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This section contains 775 words
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