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Biloxi Blues Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Donald Carney - This private from New Jersey mistakenly thinks of himself as a crooner and irritates his bunkmates with his singing. The narrator of the play believes this character's most noteworthy trait is his indecisiveness.

Arnold Epstein - This well-read and intelligent private is a Jew from New York who has a sensitive mind and an equally sensitive stomach. This character rebels from the army, refusing to eat food from the mess hall and committing other disobedient acts to take on the sergeant despite certain punishment.

Daisy Hannigan - The...

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