Coming of Age in Mississippi Characters

Anne Moody
This Study Guide consists of approximately 88 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Coming of Age in Mississippi.
This section contains 2,063 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Coming of Age in Mississippi Study Guide

Miss Adams

Miss Adams is the basketball coach at Natchez College. She rules her team strictly, and unlike the rest of the students, Anne speaks up for her rights. Because of Anne's actions, Miss Adams is forced to treat the girls more fairly.

Wayne Burke

Wayne is Mrs. Burke's son. He is in the same grade as Anne. During the tenth grade, Anne starts to tutor Wayne and his friends in mathematics, and the two teenagers become friends. Their relationship angers Mrs. Burke a great deal.

Mr. C. O. Chinn

When Anne arrives in Canton, C. O. Chinn and his wife, restaurant owners, are the wealthiest African Americans in town. C. O. is a powerful man in the town. The African Americans respect him, and the whites fear him. His support of the civil rights workers brings more African Americans to the cause. Because of his involvement, however...

(read more from the Key Figures section)

This section contains 2,063 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Coming of Age in Mississippi Study Guide
Copyrights
Nonfiction Classics for Students
Coming of Age in Mississippi from Nonfiction Classics for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.