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The Kentucky Cycle Characters & Character Analysis

Robert Schenkkan
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Characters

Franklin Biggs

Franklin Biggs is a black man, descended from Sallie Biggs, Michael Rowen's slave. He "controls" the African-American population in Howsen County. He makes deals with both Joshua and James, neither of whom seems to really like him, but he does not care. He gets what he wants for his community. He is a successful business man, who can deliver the "black vote" and can influence his community to go along with whatever Blue Star Mining wants. Franklin also lacks any connection to the land and does not share in Joshua's joy at seeing the wolf.

Sallie Biggs

Sallie Biggs is the slave Michael Rowen brings home just before Patrick kills him. She is pregnant with Michael's son, but she does not tell anyone who the father is until Patrick tries to sell the boy to pay off debts. She begs Patrick not to sell her son, but...

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