John Steinbeck

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Pepé is a sweet and good-natured young man of 19, living on the Torres farm with his mother Mama Torres and his younger siblings Emilio and Rosy. As the protagonist, Pepé undergoes the most… read analysis of Pepé

Mama Torres

Mama Torres has been in charge of the Torres farm ever since her husband was killed by a rattlesnake. She continues to raise her three children—Pepé and his younger siblings, Emilio and Rosy—on… read analysis of Mama Torres

Emilio and Rosy

Emilio and Rosy are Pepé’s younger siblings on the Torres farm; Emilio is a 12-year-old boy, and Rosy is a 14-year-old girl. Their main role in the story is to passively watch events unfold and… read analysis of Emilio and Rosy