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.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. - This character's personal experiences during World War II result in the writing of two novels.
Kurt Vonnegut, Sr. - This character spends years pretending to enjoy his work as an architect for the sake of his children.
Jill Krementz (Xanthippe) - This character is known for her Vietnam War photography and later as a social scientist.
Alice Vonnegut Adams - This character has a love for the visual arts but, due to her father's constant praise, becomes overly self-confident. In time this makes her a lazy artist...
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