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✍ Flirtatious, charming Southern belle who takes
Rhett Butler as her third husband and
saves her beloved plantation Tara.
✍ Malevolent half-Native American, who kills Dr. Robinson
and plans to mutilate the widow Douglas.
✍ Obsessed, one-legged captain of the whaling-ship
Pequod who seeks revenge in capturing the
white whale that cost him his leg.
✍ Native American friend of Hawkeye, who is punished for falling in love with Cora, a white woman.
✍ Pretty, well-behaved orphan known as the 'Glad Girl' since
she remains happy and cheerful in difficult times.
✍ Rebellious 16-year-old who who is extremely
judgmental of almost everything and everybody.
✍ Private eye who uses brutal violence to achieve his goals and often views law as an impediment to justice.
✍ Hester Prynne's illegitimate child by
the minister Arthur Dimmesdale.
✍ Ethan's sickly and shrewish wife who banishes Mattie Silver.
✍ Oldest child of his family in Yoknapatawpha County who is preoccupied with his love for his sister and his notion of family honor; commits suicide at the end of his first year at Harvard.
✍ Young girl who saves Wilbur the pig
from being immediately slaughtered.
✍ Kansas girl who finds herself with her dog Toto in an enchanted kingdom after being carried off in a tornado.
✍ Widowed father of Scout and Jem; Southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of the rape of a white woman.
✍ Faded Southern belle who moves in with
her sister, Stella and brother-in-law, growing
increasingly unstable as her misfortune increases.
✍ Beautiful woman separated from her betrothed
Gabrielle Lajeunesse after the Acadians are
expelled in the Great Upheaval.
✍ Middle-aged successful real estate agent who briefly rebels against middle-class values, abandoning his rebellion for the sake of his family, but becomes wiser from the experience.
✍ Gambian captured while searching for wood to make a drum, and is shipped to America to be a slave.
✍ Boyish heroine and aspiring writer who lives with
her sisters, Meg, Beth, and Amy.
✍ Nameless cowboy hero who when insulted by Trampas says, 'When you call me that, smile'.
✍ Anti-hero whose primary goal is to avoid risking
his life, and tries to escape his absurd situation
of being a pilot by pleading insanity.
✍ Hero in Ernest Hemingway's short stories in the collections In Our Time and Men Without Women.
✍ Unfortunate New Hampshire farmer who sells his soul
to the devil and then, seeks to get out of the contract,
by hiring a lawyer to defend him in a trial in Hell.
✍ Kind half-witted giant of a man who is killed by his friend George Milton to keep a lynch mob from harming him.
✍ Washington Irving character who falls asleep for
20 years while hunting in the Catskill Mountains and
is not recognized when he returns home.
✍ First-born son and hero of the family of Okies
travelling to California seeking work.
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