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In the American Grain Characters & Character Analysis

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Key Figures

Bridget Bishop

Bridget Bishop is one of the witches put on trial in the chapter entitled "Cotton Mather's Wonders of the Invisible World." The witnesses testifying against her are stricken with pain when they look at her. Among the testimonies offered against her are stories that she kept "poppets," or dolls, in the walls of a house, that she bewitched a sow, and that she caused apparitions to appear in front of people.

Daniel Boone

For Williams, Daniel Boone is one of the central figures of American history. Born and raised in western Pennsylvania, Boone and his family moved to the unsettled parts of North Carolina when he was a boy. From there, he became an uncannily good woodsman. After Boone married, he left the settlement in which they lived to explore the woods to the west. He was captured by Indians and released, but the desire to...

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