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.
Walter Huff - This character possesses a self-image as someone who is just a shade cleverer than other people, and this perception is his fatal flaw.
Phyllis Nirdlinger - Although her true history does not come out until nearly the end of the story, she belongs in a class of serial killers like those of today, people like Ted Bundy and Aileen Wuornos.
Keyes - He is the head of the Claims Department and another character call him the most tiresome man to do business with in the whole world.
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