The Little Foxes Characters

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Addie

Addie is the Hubbards's black maid and Alexandra Hubbard's nanny; she has a keen sense of justice and she tries to protect Alexandra from the rapacity of the Hubbard family. She considers Ben, Oscar, Regina, and Leo a scourge on humanity, 1 'eaters of the earth," and she scorns those who are too feeble or too uncommitted to stand up to them, saying: "Well, there are people who eat the earth and eat all the people on it. ... Then there are people who stand around and watch them eat it.... Sometimes ] think it ain't right to stand and watch them do it." She herself lacks the social status to tight them effectively. Her comments serve as a moral compass for the audience.

Ben

See Benjamin Hubbard

Col

Cal is a slightly bumbling and mild-mannered black servant who very indirectly protests Oscar's monopolization of the area's hunting rights by offhandedly...

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