Study Guide

Breath, Eyes, Memory Characters

By Edwidge Danticat

Sophie Caco

When we were twelve, our biggest worries were: a) not getting caught watching R-rated movies b)...

Martine Caco

There's no question that Martine is the most tormented character in the book. In fact, we'd put...

Atie Caco (Tante Atie)

When we first meet Atie Caco, she's in the running for winning the #1 Most Maternal Award. We...

Grandmè Ifé

As the total matriarch of the Caco family, Ifé is a strong, loving figure. She's an old...

Joseph

Joseph is sort of the strong but silent type. He's strong because he tends for Sophie in what's...

Marc Chevalier

Martine's boyfriend really is defined by the way he introduces himself: he gives all of his many...