March Characters

Geraldine Brooks
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John Brown

John Brown is based on the famous abolitionist who raided the armory at Harper’s Ferry and was subsequently hanged. He is passionate about his cause and gives stirring speeches to his followers. He does not appear to be a good business man, however, when he loses the fortune that March has given to him.

Augustus Clement

Augustus Clement, a well-educated southern plantation owner, is generous to March upon his arrival, insisting that he stay as long as he likes. Clement enjoys discussing books and ideas with the younger man. Clement appears to be a decent, intelligent man who treats his slaves well, but when March presses him on the issue of emancipation, Clement reveals his racism. He considers blacks to be children who need the firm hand of a white master to keep them in line. His cruel nature is evident when he sells Grace...

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