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Native Son

Native Son

by Richard Wright

Peggy

Character Analysis

Peggy is the Daltons’ bustling Irish housekeeper. She clearly believes part of her job is to instruct Bigger and remind him to fulfill his duties. She believes the Daltons have been great benefactors for blacks in the U.S. She also thinks that she can completely understand blacks in America because the Irish have suffered from prejudice in the past as well.

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