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.
Praskovya Fedorovna - This character is superficial and often exhibits outward and exaggerated feelings to appear socially acceptable. This character is the main character's spouse.
Fyodor - See Fedor Vasilievich
Gerasim - This Russian peasant and a house servant is compassionate and accepts death as a natural part of life.
Ivan Ilych - This character comes to realize that love is more important than living the life society claims is proper.
Vladimir Ivanich - This character is sincere and compassionate and plays a crucial role in the title character's realization of...
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