Discuss Delia's character dynamics in Sweat. Given her unfortunate marriage, was her bravery a newfound strength or had she always been a fighter?

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I believe that Delia has always been a fighter.  For fourteen of the fifteen years of their marriage, Sykes has beaten his wife, but still she stayed, even though she was supporting him.  If her work taking in laundry has enabled her to keep her house, it's safe to assume she could have survived without Sykes in the house.

Delia is a good...

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