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.
The Carpet dealer and his wife - They run a shop near Shen Teh's tobacco shop. When Shen Teh is happy about her relationship with Yang Sun, she buys a shawl from their shop.
Elderly couple - They were Shen Teh's first landlords when she moved to the city from the countryside. They made her leave when she ran out of money.
Shu Fu - He has both good and bad points. He attacks Wang with curling tongs and break his hand in the process. However, he is enamored by Shen...
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