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.
Audre Lorde - This is the author and focus of the book.
Linda, Mother - This is the first female influence in the author's life and is related to her.
Phyllis/Helen - This is one of the author's sisters.
Audre's Father - This person is a strong man, but he worked often and did not spend much time at home.
The Branded - This is the name of a group of outcast smart kids at the author's high school.
Maxine - This is the author's Jewish friend from high school...
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