Look Homeward, Angel Additional Characters

Thomas Wolfe

Ben Gant

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Ben is Eugene's closest brother, who dies of pneumonia at the end of the novel. He is a scowling and independent child not very close with...

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Eliza Pentland Gant

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Eugene's mother, Eliza, is a stubborn woman who manages her family through many difficult years. An extremely hard worker, able to organize...

(The entire section is 241 words.)

Eugene Gant

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Eugene is the protagonist of the novel, an autobiographical version of Wolfe himself. He is drawn as a very dramatic and self-conscious hero,...

(The entire section is 367 words.)

Other Characters

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Principal Armstrong
Armstrong, a fat, "delicate" man, is Eugene's first school principal.

Hugh Barton
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