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Richard Wright  The author-narrator, the "black boy" of the title. Ella Wright  Richard's mother, whose illness prevents her from caring for herself and her children. Nathaniel Wright  Richard's father, a victim of the Great Migration, who leaves his family early in  Richard's life. Alan Wright  Richard's brother; for most of his life, he lives in Detroit with Aunt Maggie. Grandpa  Ella's father, a disabled veteran of the Union Army. Granny  Ella's mother, a Seventh-Day Adventist with whom Richard and Ella spend most of his  childhood. Aunt Addie  Ella Wright's sister; she is Richard's teacher in a religious school; at home, she is  Richard's archenemy. Aunt Maggie  A favorite of Richard's because of her sympathy and independence. Uncle Hoskins  Aunt Maggie's husband, who is killed by whites. Professor Matthews 
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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