The Characters in General
These exist to prove a point about human behavior.
He appears as an actual character only in the book's final moments but is present throughout the collection.
The Men on the Bridge, John and his Wife
These characters explore the issue of imposed versus personal responsibility.
The Lamb, the Moth and the Fly, Billy's Parents
These characters explore issues related to the theme lack of personal responsibly and by the desire to control others without considering the self.
The First Family
This is another examination of the theme of responsibility. The parents look to outside influences to tell them how to raise their families.
The Living Dead Man, The Demons of Resistance
All these characters, manifest that part's thematic focus on struggles between characters who attempt to control the identity of others.
The Creator, Satan
These characters work together to shape and...
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