Who are the characters mentioned in this book?

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pmiranda2857 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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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." 

 

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gummibear567 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

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-mattie

-grandfather

- mother

- mrs. flagg

- nathaniel

- mrs. bowles

-eliza

-joseph

-william

-robert

-josiah

-mother smith

-mrs. ludington

- president washington

 

 

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imtheresahooru | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

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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." 

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megester | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) eNoter

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

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