A Gathering of Days Characters

Joan W. Blos
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Catherine Cabot Hall

Catherine Cabot Hall is the main character in A Gathering of Days. The novel is written through her eyes. She is thirteen at the beginning of the work and turns fourteen sometime after. She has a younger sister, Matty. They live with their Father. Her mother died four years before she began her diary and Catherine has her blue eyes. She is incredibly gentle, kind, and understanding, and this is demonstrated in her sensitivity to those who are disadvantaged.

Charles Hall

Charles Hall is the father of Catherine Hall. She refers to him simply as “Father” throughout the work. He is a storyteller and uses his stories to relay morals to his daughters. Catherine holds great respect for him. At the beginning of the novel, he is still overcome by the loss of his wife, but learns to move on as the work progresses.

Matty Hall

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