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An Artist of the Floating World Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Masuji Ono - This character is a retired Japanese artist who fell from a high social position into disgrace when Japan was defeated in World War II.

Chishu Matsuda - This character convinced his friend that imperialism was the solution to Japan's social ills.

Seiji Moriyama - This character was the great artist of the "floating world," a teacher strongly influenced by European impressionists.

Setsuko - This character has a young son and eventually is first to forgive the disgraced artist.

Suichi - This character is angry and rejecting of those...

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