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English Book Characters

All Characters!!!
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Esperanza
The main character; her name means hope. She promises to never forget where she came from; was raped.
Nenny
Esperanza's younger sister. Esperanza looks out for her.
Lucy
Racheal's sister; dumb
Rachel
is Lucy's sister; also dumb
Esperanza's mother
wants Esperanza to go to school, because she would have became something if she would have gone.
Marin
Waiting for luck to come to her; from Puerto Rico.
Sally
Esperanza's friend who abandoned Esperanza, and she got raped. Also she is abused by her father.
Alicia
Works hard to go to college because she doesn't want to work in a factory.
Louie's cousin
The boy who comes to their town with the new car that he stole; and was later arrested.
Antigone
Headstrong, not wanting to change ways, law of god; commits suicide with wedding dress.
Ismene
subordinate, bending, doesn't want to bury Polynecies, coward, reverts on decision later.
Polyneices
Dead brother, not buried because he opposed Creon
Eteocles
Antigone's other brother, who was buried.
Eurydice
Creon's wife; later kills herself
Creon
King of Thebes, pride is his tragic flaw, dynamic character, Sentenced Antigone to death
Haimon
Antigone's husband, commits suicide with Antigone, warns his father to change.
Oedipus
Antigone's father; has curse put on him.
Iocaste
Antigone's mother
Chorus
cannot interact with peole, say gods are more powerful than man
Choragos
Tells Creon you will regret this killing of Antigone; voice of reason
Julius Caesar (Caesar salad)
Just came back to Rome victorious in battle, power hungry, and arrogant, stabbed by the other senators.
Cassius
One of the senators in plot to kill Caesar; he sees right through people and sees their true motives.
Brutus
Senator that everyone loves, takes power once Caesar is killed, kills himself in the end
Marc Antony
Very loyal to Caesar; gets people to take his side and revolt against the rebel senators.
Casca
Dumb, used for comic relief, joins the conspirators, also sees through Caesar's motives for rejecting the crown.
Cinna (the sentator)
One of the conspirators, tells Cassius they need Brutus on their side to win the people's trust.
Decius
Convinces Caesar to come to the Senate by twisting his dream around
Portia (A feat of German engineering)
Brutus's wife, commits suicide after learning what Brutus did
Calpurnia
Caesar's wife, had dream about Caesar getting stabbed and blood gushing out.
Metellus
Goes to tell Caius to visit Brutus; later asks Caesar to bring back his brother who was banished.
Artemidorus
Wrote a letter that he tried to hand Caesar warning him about the conspirators; didn't work.
Lucilius
Imitates Brutus to confuse the enemy and redirect their attention
Soothsayer
Predicts the future; fortune teller
Ethan
Husband of Zeena, drives the narrator in wagon, enjoys science.
Zeena
Ethan's wife, very cranky, nursed Ethan's mom when she was younger.
Mattie
Ethan's true lover, convinces Ethan to go down sled with her.
Ruth (Varnum) Hale
Her and Ned are foils of Mattie and Ethan; daughter of Mr. Hale (timber). Tells narrator story at the end of Ethan and Mattie's tradedy.
Ned Hale
Ruth's husband
Andrew Hale
Ethan tries to get a cash advance from him for delivering the timber, father of Ruth Hale.
Jotham Powell
The hired man on the Frome farm
Denis Eady
The character Ethan is jealous of before learning that Mattie loves him too.
Narrator
Journalist who got stuck in Starkfield, wants to investigate more into Ethan whom she gets rides from to work.
Silas Marner
Old weaver who leaves Lantern Yard to come to Raveloe after being accused of stealing money. Finds Eppie.
William Dance
Silas's best friend from childhood in Lantern Yard; is betrayed by him.
Godfrey Cass
Married to Molly and had a child which he secretly covers up to marry his true love Nancy.
Dunstan Cass
Godfrey's brother who is able to take money from him because he knows about Godfrey's other marriage.
Squire Cass
Father of Dunstan and Godfrey; owns lots of land, throws big party
Nancy Lammeter
Godfrey's true love, b-e-a-utiful, and shy. Doesn't want kids.
Priscilla Lammeter
Nancy's sister is loud, brash, and outspoken.
Sarah
The girl that Silas was going to marry in Lantern Yard
Molly
Godfrey's secret wife, and Eppie's real mother; addicted to opium
Eppie (pen)
daughter of Godfrey and Molly, crawls into Silas's house, later marries Aaron
Dolly Winthrop
Visits Silas to convince him to go to church.
Aaron
Dolly's son who later grows up to marry Eppie.
Equality
Taller than everyone else, runs off after World Council denies his discovery of light, smart; different than everyone else, independent. (Prometheus-brought fire to man)
Liberty
The woman Equality falls in love with. (Golden one, Gaea)
The World Council
Group of world leaders who Equality goes to with his invention.
The Scholars
Group of thinkers who invent things, Equality really wants to be one!
Lepidus
Part of triumpharit with Antony and Octavion; Octavion and Antony don't want to share any land with him though.
Ender (who's he again?)
A third, who is accepted into battle school and defeats the buggers.
Bean (black or pinto beans?)
one of Ender's toon leaders, but they become friends; helps Ender defeat the buggers, very creative and smart.
Graff
isolates Ender on the launch so he will have to try his hardest to succeed. Interviews Ender before going to battle school.
Valentine ('s day)
Ender's sister who is too shy to be accepted into battle school. (Demontheses)
Anderson (cooper 360)
in charge of the battle school, changes up the rules on Ender.
Petra
First one to teach Ender how to shoot well. Ender breaks her later on in command school; leader of the Phoneix army.
Bonzo
The strict leader of the Salamander army, Spanish honor, almost tried to kill Ender.
Bernard
Boy who's arm Ender broke, became enemies from early on.
Stilson
The boy who picked on Ender on earth; find out later Ender killed him.
Peter
Ender's brother who is too cruel to be let in battle school, (Locke)
Dink
is the one who tells Ender that the real enemy at battle school are the teachers.
Dap (AKA: Mom)
The boy's mother at battle school.
Alai
One of Ender's friends, shalaam.