Native Son | Study Guide

Richard Wright

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Native Son | Character Map

Mother/Son Mrs. Thomas Bigger's mother Bigger Young African American man; on trial for murder Mr. Dalton Wealthy white man; offers Bigger a job Mary Mr. Dalton's daughter; Communist sympathizer Jan Mary's Communist boyfriend and Bigger's ally Bessie Bigger's girlfriend Max Bigger's lawyer and friend Buckley State prosecutor Employer Murders Allies Lovers Lovers Lawyer, friend Prosecutor
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