The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Characters

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Miss Jane Pittman

Jane is the title character and main protagonist in the novel. A woman of high spirits and boundless determination, she has had many struggles and hardships over a long and eventful life. From her time as a slave through the following years of segregation, she has endeavored to free herself from the physical and emotional confines of society. With her tireless dedication, Jane stands as a pillar of strength within her community and a leader whose story represents the indomitable will and fortitude of her people.

Ned Douglass

Ned is the adopted son of Jane. His boldness and ambition make him an inspiration to his community but also a threat to the established order that does not wish to see his people excel. His desire to bring about change leads him to work towards building a school, an action which attracts a great deal of opposition...

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