Study Guide

A Little Princess Characters

Sara Crewe

Sara is almost too good to be true: smart, brave, and kind, she's saved from being completely...

Becky

Poor Becky. Sara gets to inherit diamond mines, while Becky gets to … be her servant....

Miss Minchin

Disney couldn't come up with a better villain. This is a woman who literally is jealous and...

Ermengarde

Burnett doesn't pull her punches with Ermengarde: she has "light, rather dull, blue eyes;" she's...

Lottie

Little Lottie is a little brat. Sorry, but it's true. We learn that she has been treated like "a...

Lavinia

Oh, Lavinia. She isn't imaginative or interesting or anything that might make her...

Mr. Carrisford

The first glimpse we get of Mr. Carrisford, the "Indian gentleman" who moves in next door, isn't...

Ram Dass

Ram Dass is the Indian servant who's come back with Mr. Carrisford. We don't learn too much about...

The Large Family

The Large Family is a family with many children. (We're not talking Duggar-style large, but still...