Resurrection of a Life Characters

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Baker

The baker saves the best "chicken bread" to sell to the child. He knows that the child's family doesn't own chickens and that the bread is really being used to feed the family. However, the baker never openly acknowledges this fact so as to allow the child to maintain some sense of dignity in front of the other customers.

Collette

As described in the narrator's childhood memories, Collette was a prostitute who ran her business, Collette's Rooms, over The Rex Drug Store. There is no direct interaction between the narrator and Colette, so the reader is given little insight into her character. Her character, however, shows that the narrator was not naïve as a child. He knew who she was and what her business was, and he spoke of her in a straightforward manner rather than in the awkward manner that might be expected of a...

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