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.
Maria - Much of what this person knows about the world has been learned by going to the movies and is gauged by many amorous encounters seen in motion pictures.
Ralf Hart - This person is relatively young and has experienced much artistic success which makes this dramatic person into what the protagonist has craved and thought she would never find.
Maria's father - This individual is a traveling salesman in the interior of Brazil who is often absent from the home, but whose presence is strongly felt because of the...
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