Iola Leroy

by: Frances Harper

Character list Quick Quiz

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What desire aligns Iola Leroy with feminist ideals?

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What role does Dr. Gresham, Iola’s suitor, play in the Civil War?

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What stereotype does Dr. Latimer effectively challenge?

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What character trait(s) does Robert Johnson exemplify in his decision to support a former slave mistress?

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Who functions as a Christ figure, both in orchestrating Iola’s rescue and in sacrificing his life for his fellow soldiers?