Who are the characters mentioned in this book?

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pmiranda2857 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

The fourteen-year-old protagonist, Mattie, her mother Lucinda is the antagonist.  There are other characters, Nathaniel Benson, Mattie's grandfather, Captain Willliam Farnsworth Cook, Nell, and Eliza.

 "Nathaniel gives Mattie flowers as a way to remember him as the city locks its doors to the fever."

"Mattie's grandfather, Captain William Farnsworth Cook, protects her like a father figure. He teaches her practical lessons."

"She discovers baby Nell cowering in a corner and sucking her thumb, her blonde hair loose and tangled, her feet bare and black with dirt. Nell's mother has died of the fever. Mattie decides to care for Nell."

"She finds Eliza, Lucinda's valued peer, who joined the Free African Society. Thick into the action, Eliza befriends Mattie." 

 

gummibear567 | Student

-mattie

-grandfather

- mother

- mrs. flagg

- nathaniel

- mrs. bowles

-eliza

-joseph

-william

-robert

-josiah

-mother smith

-mrs. ludington

- president washington

 

 

hope this helps!!

imtheresahooru | Student

The fourteen-year-old protagonist, Mattie, her mother Lucinda is the antagonist.  There are other characters, Nathaniel Benson, Mattie's grandfather, Captain Willliam Farnsworth Cook, Nell, and Eliza.

 "Nathaniel gives Mattie flowers as a way to remember him as the city locks its doors to the fever."

"Mattie's grandfather, Captain William Farnsworth Cook, protects her like a father figure. He teaches her practical lessons."

"She discovers baby Nell cowering in a corner and sucking her thumb, her blonde hair loose and tangled, her feet bare and black with dirt. Nell's mother has died of the fever. Mattie decides to care for Nell."

"She finds Eliza, Lucinda's valued peer, who joined the Free African Society. Thick into the action, Eliza befriends Mattie." 

megester | Student

mattie cook,nell,eliza,matties mother lucille cook,matties grandfather  captian william fransworth cook

swimmer825 | Student

hey

 

ditzyandsmart | Student

the main person is matilda cook, lucille cok,eliza,nell,grandfather