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|Sarty||An honest and earnest 10-year-old boy, Sarty Snopes works with his older brother and father, a tenant farmer. Read More|
|Abner||Abusive and violent, Abner Snopes is a resentful, deceitful tenant farmer and arsonist. Read More|
|Lennie||Downtrodden, hardworking, and long-suffering Lennie Snopes is married to Abner and is the mother of four children. Read More|
|Major de Spain||A rich landowner living in a grand mansion, Major de Spain rents a shack and farmland on his property to the Snopes family. Read More|
|Mr. Harris||Mr. Harris is a landowner who accuses Abner of burning down his barn. Read More|
|The Aunt||The aunt lives with the Snopes family, helping and supporting her sister Lennie.|
|Unknown black man||This unknown man threatens Mr. Harris on Abner's behalf, saying, "Wood and hay kin burn."|
|Blacksmith||The blacksmith repairs the Snopes family's wagon after Abner's day in court against de Spain.|
|Boy at court||This unknown boy hisses, "Barn burner!" and bloodies Sarty's nose after the trial with Mr. Harris.|
|The Brother||Sarty's older brother follows their father's lead and seems untroubled by Abner's violent actions; he may well follow in his father's footsteps.|
|Mrs. de Spain||Mrs. Lula de Spain, or Miss Lula, is a simply dressed, unremarkable lady of property, who bristles at Abner's intrusion and remains angry about the spoiled rug.|
|Justice of the peace (1)||The fair-minded justice for Mr. Harris's case releases Abner because of lack of evidence.|
|Justice of the peace (2)||The justice for Major de Spain's case rules against Abner but reduces the penalty in an effort to be fair.|
|Man at blacksmith's||Abner passes the time chatting with the blacksmith and this man on the day he burns Major de Spain's barn.|
|Servant||An object of Abner's scorn, this unnamed man, possibly a former slave, is dressed in livery and works as a servant in the de Spain house.|
|Young servant||Described as a youth, the young servant helps his employer, Major de Spain, bring the rug to the Snopes family's cabin.|
|Sister (1)||One of Sarty's twin sisters, she is lazy and dull witted. One sister is called Net.|
|Sister (2)||Like her twin, this dim young woman does little work.|