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York Driscoll: ID & Book.
ID: Chief citizen of Dawson's Landing, judge of the county court. "FFV"

Book: Puddnhead Wilson
Colonel Cecil Burleigh Essex: ID & Book.
ID: Valet de Chambre's father, who has FFV status.

Book: Puddnhead Wilson.
What does F.F.V. stand for?
First Families of Virginia.
Roxana: ID & Book.
ID: Aka Roxy, woman who is 1/16th black but freed after her master dies.

Book: Puddnhead Wilson.
Valet de Chambre: ID & Book.
ID: Roxy's real child's real name, meant to be a slave.

Book: Puddnhead Wilson.
Anna Murray: ID & Book.
ID: Free woman who marries Frederick.

Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
Mr Edward Covey: ID & Book.
ID: Slave breaker.

Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
Capt Aaron Anthony: ID & Book.
ID: Frederick's 1st master, and possibly his father.

Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
Lucretia Auld: ID & Book.
ID: Daughter of Capt Aaron Anthony, and Wife of Mr Thomas Auld.

Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
Sophia Auld: ID & Book.
ID: Wife of Hugh Auld, and Frederick's new mistress when he is relocated to Baltimore.

Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
Hugh Auld: ID & Book.
ID: Frederick's new master upon being relocated to Baltimore.

Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
Harriet Bailey: ID & Book.
ID: Frederick Douglass' mother.

Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
Percy Driscoll: ID & Book.
ID: Father of Thomas a Becket Driscoll, and younger brother of York Driscoll.

Book: Puddnhead Wilson
Wu Tsing: ID & Book.
ID: Rich man with concubines, such as An-Mei Hsu's mother.

Book: Joy Luck Club.
Nuyer: ID & Book.
ID: Popo's disowned daughter, An-Mei's mother, and 3rd Concubine Fourth Wife of Wu Tsing.

Book: Joy Luck Club.
An-Mei Hsu: ID & Book.
ID: Daughter of Nuyer, with scar on neck.

Book: Joy Luck Club.
Rose Jordan: ID & Book.
ID: American born daughter of An-Mei Hsu, who lost younger brother Bing at beach.

Book: Joy Luck Club.
Homer Baron: ID & Book.
ID: Emily's lover

Book: A Rose For Emily
Colonel Sartoris Snopes: ID & Book.
ID: Abner Snopes' son, named after Confederate soldier.

Book: Barn Burning
Major de Spain: ID & Book.
ID: Rich man who sues Abner Snopes for ruining his expensive rug.

Book: Barn Burning.
Who is the author of "Barn Burning" and "A Rose for Emily"?
William Faulkner
"I assert most unhesitatingly, taht the religion of the south is a mere covering for the most horrid crimes,--a justifier of the most appaling barbarity...and a dark shelter, under which the darkest, foulest, grossest, and most infernal deeds ... fi
Frederick Douglass; Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
"I assert most unhesitatingly, that the religion of the south is a mere covering for the most horrid crimes,--a justifier of the most appaling barbarity...and a dark shelter, under which the darkest, foulest, grossest, and most infernal deeds ... fi
Rev. Rigby Hopkins

Minister of the Reformed Methodist Church.
What is the contradiction of "religion... [as] a ...covering for....horrid crimes"?
Excerpts from the Bible were misinterpreted and translated to justify why slaves were kept in their place. It's ironic because religion is supposed to be about good will towards fellow men.
"My mistress was ... a kind and tender-hearted woman; and in the simplicity of her soul she ... treat[ed] me as she supposed one human being ought to treat another. ... Slavery soon proved its ability to divest her of these heavenly qualities. Under
Frederick Douglass in "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave".
What is a protagonist?
The main character in a drama or other literary work; a leader or principal figure.
What does vindicate mean?
To justify or prove righteousness.
"We had long thought of them as tableau, [she] a slender figure in white in the background, [he] a spraddled silhouette in the foreground, his back to her and clutching a horsewhip, the 2 of them framed by the back-flung front door. So when she got
"A Rose for Emily"; a townsperson.
What is "character"?
A description of a person's attributes, traits, or abilities.

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