A Confederacy of Dunces Character Descriptions

John Kennedy Toole
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Character Descriptions

Ignatius Jacques Reilly - He dresses comfortably in green hunting cap with earflaps, tweed trousers, plaid flannel shirt, muffler, and suede desert boots. He has full lips, a bushy black mustache, and hauntingly large eyes, one yellow and one blue.

Irene Reilly - Hard-working, arthritic, henna-haired and alcoholic, she drops out of school to help her immigrant mother at her seafood stand.

Angelo Mancuso - A father of three, he is a police officer desperately trying to keep his job. He is assigned to undercover work in a variety of demeaning disguises which ultimately land him in trouble.

Miss Trixie - Now in her 80s, she is dimwitted, somnambulant and savagely bitter. Her only goal is to retire but the people around her refuse to let her.

Myrna Minkoff - She is born and raised in the Bronx but escapes to New Orleans to attend college, using...

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