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.
Doris Lessing - Born in Persia, this individual is British by nationality and raised in Southern Rhodesia.
Maude Tayler - Determined to instill valuable lessons and advance knowledge in the family, this individual home schools his/her children.
Alfred Tayler - This individual loses a leg to a bomb during combat in World War I.
Harry Tayler - This individual joins the Navy at the beginning of World War II, and survives the sinking of his ship.
Doroty Schwartz - This individual works at the telephone exchange, and attends Communist meetings...
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