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The Green Pastures Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Adam

Adam is the first man created by God to inhabit the newly created Earth and to cultivate the land. Adam is at first puzzled by his existence. He is described as a man "of thirty, of medium height, dressed in the clothing of the average field hand." God decides that Adam needs a family because "in yo' heart you is a family man." After Adam and Eve have eaten the forbidden fruit, they are thrown out of the Garden of Eden.

Archangel

An Archangel appears at the "fish fry" in Heaven. He is described as older than the other angels and has a white beard. His clothes are "much darker . . . and his wings a trifle more imposing."

Cain

Cain is a son of Adam and Eve. When God comes down to Earth, he finds that Cain has just slain his brother, Abel, by hitting him on the head...

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