Small Great Things

Small Great Things


Jodi Picoult

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Tom Metzger Character Analysis

The leader of a white supremacist organization and one of Francis's friends. When Brit was little, he was an uncle to her. After it comes out that Brit's mother, Adele, is black, Francis tells Turk that Tom was the one who introduced him to organized white supremacy and insisted he stop drinking for Brit's sake.
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Tom Metzger Character Timeline in Small Great Things

The timeline below shows where the character Tom Metzger appears in Small Great Things. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 6, Turk
Belonging and Community Theme Icon
Family and Shared Humanity Theme Icon
...Movement. When Turk tries to reach for Brit's hand, she shrinks away and turns to Tom Metzger , the founder of the White Aryan Resistance and her stand-in uncle. Turk thinks that... (full context)
Chapter 28, Turk
Belonging and Community Theme Icon
...Brit in the car while he got drunk at bars, and that's where he met Tom Metzger . Tom told Francis to straighten up and gave him a pamphlet when he heard... (full context)