Good Country People

Carramae and Glynese Freeman – Character Analysis

Glycene and Carramae are Mrs. Freeman’s daughters. Carramae is fifteen and pregnant by her husband. Glynese is eighteen and unmarried. Mrs. Hopewell and Mrs. Freeman often gossip about the girls, discussing the pregnancy and a marriage proposal Glynese receives. Hulga, who dislikes the sisters, has nicknamed them to herself Glycerin and Caramel, mocking what she sees as their sugary-sweet, conventional nature.

Carramae and Glynese Freeman – Quotes in Good Country People

The Good Country People quotes below are all either spoken by Carramae and Glynese Freeman – or refer to Carramae and Glynese Freeman –. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
Class, Identity, and Superiority Theme Icon
). Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Farrar, Strauss and Giroux edition of Good Country People published in 1971.
Good Country People Quotes

By the time Joy came in, they had usually finished the weather report and were on one or the other of Mrs. Freeman’s daughters, Glynese or Carramae, Joy called them Glycerin and Caramel.

Related Characters: Hulga Hopewell (Joy), Mrs. Hopewell, Mrs. Freeman, Carramae and Glynese Freeman –
Page Number: 272
Explanation and Analysis:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Unlock explanations and citation info for this and every other Good Country People quote.

Plus so much more...

Get LitCharts A+
Already a LitCharts A+ member? Sign in!
Get the entire Good Country People LitChart as a printable PDF.
Good country people.pdf.medium

Carramae and Glynese Freeman – Character Timeline in Good Country People

The timeline below shows where the character Carramae and Glynese Freeman – appears in Good Country People. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Good Country People
Appearances and Realities Theme Icon
Hypocrisy Theme Icon
...Mrs. Hopewell is almost done. Mrs. Hopewell and Mrs. Freeman talk about Mrs. Freeman’s daughters, Glynese and Carramae, whom Hulga has nicknamed “Glycerine” and “Caramel.” (full context)
Class, Identity, and Superiority Theme Icon
Hypocrisy Theme Icon
Mrs. Hopewell is proud to introduce Mrs. Freeman, Carramae, and Glynese around town. When she had been looking for a new tenant and employee... (full context)
Class, Identity, and Superiority Theme Icon
Back at breakfast, Mrs. Freeman notes that her fifteen-year-old daughter, Carramae, who is married and pregnant, has been vomiting. Watching Hulga, Mrs. Hopewell wonders what her... (full context)
Class, Identity, and Superiority Theme Icon
Appearances and Realities Theme Icon
...in the present, Saturday morning, Mrs. Freeman now recounts the romantic success of her daughter, Glynese. Hulga joins in, hoping to keep Mrs. Freeman there as long as possible in order... (full context)