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Fever, 1793

Fever, 1793

by Laurie Halse Anderson

Mr. Rowley

Character Analysis

Mr. Rowley is the first medical professional (though he's not actually a doctor) that treats Matilda's mother. He disputes Dr. Benjamin Rush's assertion that yellow fever is spreading (9.27-9.28). He is referred to as an "imposter" by Dr. Kerr (10.12).

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