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Character Role Analysis

Judith and Mercy

Judith and Mercy provide contrasts to Kit’s character. Mercy is at one end of the spectrum: she is far more patient, loving, and gentle than Kit could ever hope to be. On the other hand, Judith is more vain and worldly than even Kit.


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