Ham on Rye Character Descriptions

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 115 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Ham on Rye Lesson Plans

Henry Chinaski

This character is brought up by his parents who long for a wealthy lifestyle but are poor themselves.

Big Henry Chinaski

This character spends much of his time berating others, including his son.

Katherine Chinaski

This character is the one person who doesn't get beat on or constantly berated by the father in the story.

Richard Becker

This character is an aspiring writer.

Janice Ackerman

This character who tends the main character while he's undergoing treatment for his severe acne.


When the main character has acute acne, this character comes to his room and prays over him with a crucifix.


The main character says that this character was the most beautiful man he'd ever seen.


This character has only one arm.

Eli LaCrosse

This character is called "Baldy" because he has little hair on his head.


This character's father pays for the...

(read more Character Descriptions)

This section contains 180 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Ham on Rye Lesson Plans
Ham on Rye from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook