Wench Characters

Dolen Perkins-Valdez
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Lizzie

Lizzie is the protagonist of the novel. She is a twenty-three-year-old slave woman who belongs to Master Drayle. She first became Drayle's mistress when she was thirteen years old and living in the storeroom of the Big House. Drayle used to visit her at night, bringing her cold water to quell the heat of a southern summer. With each visit, Drayle grew bolder with his physical advances and often bribed Lizzie with gifts to let him go further. Lizzie finally gave into Drayle's advances when he reunited her with her sister who was living on a separate plantation. Through the course of the next ten years, Lizzie gave birth to two children by Drayle, a son, Nathanial, and a daughter, Rabbit. Lizzie enjoyed many perks living as the mistress to the slave owner, including her own private room in Drayle's home. She was taught to read and write...

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