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 Narrator - This character is thirty-five years old, fairly average in most physical details, enjoys drinking whiskey and beer, and apparently has been subjected to medical experimentation.
The Dreamreader (The Second Narrator) - This character shares an abode with several other people, goes about his daily work, and progressively learns more and more about the place he lives in.
The Shadow - This character gradually weakens and grows ill throughout the story, and spends nights in a small enclosure and days performing physical labor.
The Professor (Or Grandfather and The...
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