The Plague of Doves Characters

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Evelina

Evelina is one of the narrators of the novel. Evelina is half-white, half Ojibwe Indian, and 12 when the novel begins. It is through her that much of the past about the 1911 murder and lynchings is revealed through the stories that her grandfather, Mooshum, hands down.

Evelina is a sweet, naïve, and pretty girl who expects life to be uncomplicated, romantic, and pleasant, but learns this is not always the case. Evelina is deeply disturbed by the murders and lynchings, and never looks at her town or her neighbors in the same way again. Her first kiss with Corwin is made confusing by her bisexuality, and she later has a lesbian relationship with Nonette while Evelina trains at the state mental hospital during college. Evelina ultimately comes to marry Corwin, and is forever unable to forget the truth about her hometown.

Corwin

Corwin Peace is the half-white descendant...

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