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.
Juan de Pareja - This deeply religious character must go to work as a pageboy at the age of six, following the death of his mother.
Don Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velbzquez - This character is thin, dark and silent. He is an unassuming man of few words, preferring to speak through his paintings.
Dosa Juana de Miranda Pacheco Velbzquez - This character is plump and round, a bustling woman and a competent housekeeper.
Zulema - This character is a beautiful black slave who works as a seamstress and dies...
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