Chains Characters

This Study Guide consists of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Chains.
This section contains 1,442 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Chains Study Guide

Isabel Gardener / Isabel Finch / Isabel Lockton / Sal Lockton / Just Sal / Country is the thirteen-year-old protagonist of the novel. She is an intelligent, bold girl who knows that she was not born to be a slave and that she is deserving of a life lived in freedom. Isabel's key character trait is her dedication to those she loves. In the first half of the novel, that love and protection is reserved for her younger sister, Ruth. Ruth suffers from epilepsy and Isabel knows that puts the girl in danger of being sold off. Her main mission in life is to protect her sister from abuse and she will stop at nothing to ensure they stay together. In the second half of the novel, that protection is reserved for Curzon, the slave boy who helps her recuperate after being branded as punishment for her insolence. The only other character Isabel loves and...

(read more)

This section contains 1,442 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Chains Study Guide
Copyrights
Nonfiction Classics for Students
Chains from Nonfiction Classics for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.