Victory over Japan Characters

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Bad man

See Man in the Brick House

Mrs. Jansma

Mrs. Jansma is Rhoda's third grade teacher. She rescues Billy Monday from Rhoda's attempt to capitalize on the boy's misfortune and comforts him afterwards.

Letitia

Rhoda Manning's best friend, Letitia, shares her fondness for chasing boys at recess, but habitually reminds Rhoda of her superior social standing.

Ariane Manning

Ariane Manning is Rhoda's mother and is described as "a saint" who makes regular sacrifices for the war effort. The story strongly suggests that Ariane is involved with her minister while her husband is away at war. This, however, is lost on Rhoda, who proudly reports that it is just like her mother "to be best friends with a minister." Rhoda's mother also acts as a buffer between Rhoda and her abusive father.

Minister

See Father Kenniman

Billy Monday

Billy Monday is a shy third-grader who was bitten by his...

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