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Who is Miss Adela Strangeworth in "The Possibility of Evil"?

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Miss Adela Strangeworth is the main character in "The Possibility of Evil." An elderly lady, Miss Strangeworth has spent her entire life in the town and is proud that her family was the first to build a house on Pleasant Street. She was less pleased, however, when the town put up a statue of a revolutionary war hero and not her grandfather.

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