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.
Beatrice - This character will guide the protagonist after he passes through Hell.
Bice - See Beatrice
The Pilgrim - This character is lost in a dark wood at the beginning of the poem.
Ulysses - This character died in a ship's capsizing in the Mediterranean.
Virgil - This character lives in Limbo.
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