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The Bear Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Ash

Ash is an African-American servant to Major deSpain. He is described in womanly terms and is relegated to tending to camp. After Ike kills his first buck, Ash airs his resentment at not being allowed to hunt. When Major deSpain allows him to go out the next day, Ash shows himself to be an untrained and inept hunter.

Hub Beauchamp

See Hubert Beauchamp

Hubert Beauchamp

Hubert Beauchamp is Dee's uncle. Hubert promised Ike a silver cup full of gold coins as an inheritance; however, he gradually replaced the coins and then the cup with IOU's, Ike rejects his own inheritance on the assumption that the gift from Uncle Hubert would be enough to live on. The worthless inheritance epitomizes the fruitless expectations of many Southern plantation families, most of whom lost their family fortunes in the Civil War.

Uncle Buck

See Theophilus McCaslin

Uncle Buddy

See Amodeus McCaslin...

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