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.
Doctor Bough - This character's purpose in the play is to authenticate the fact that Big Daddy, does, indeed, have terminal cancer and not a "spastic colon" as Big Daddy has been led to believe.
Big Mama - See Ida Pollitt
Brother Man - See Gooper Pollitt
Doc - See Doctor Baugh
Lacey - This character is the Pollitts' good-natured black servant.
Maggie the Cat - See Maggie Pollitt
Big Daddy Pollitt - This character is the center of attention in his family, not only because he holds the position of...
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