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.
Anton Hofmiller - This character is a handsome lieutenant in the Austrian military who finds himself involved in the life of a wealthy aristocrat and his daughter. He is the book's main character.
Edith Kekesfalva - This character is the 17-year-old daughter of a wealthy land owner. She is crippled and is filled with rage over her condition.
Herr Lajos von Kekesfalva - This character began life as a poor Jewish boy, but became wealthy through hard work and through marrying a woman who had inherited a valuable estate. After her...
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