An Artist of the Floating World Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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 who participated in Japan's imperialistic dreams.

Ichiro - This child loves American cartoons.

Noriko - This character has difficulty finding a suitable spouse.

Jiro Miyake - This character was, for a time, a potential husband in a marriage negotiation.

Taro Saito - This character becomes a husband during the story.

Mrs. Kawakami - This character eventually...

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