This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Felix Cobb - This character originally wanted nothing to do with the war. Later, this character became a soldier in the British army.
Gabriel Cobb - This character is a career soldier and seems to eagerly await the outbreak of war even though it interrupts his honeymoon.
Charis Lavery Cobb - This character marries early on in the novel and later has an affair.
Walter Smith - This character turns the war into a personal vendetta where he pursues the man he believes is responsible for damage to his farm.
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