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.
Cincinnatus C. - This character is a prisoner sentenced to death, whose crime is not an action but instead a condition of the prisoner's being. The prisoner is introverted, focusing constantly on some internalized idea of the soul, heaven, and humanity. Everything surrounding the prisoner in the world seems false and illusory. Without realizing, the prisoner has power over the world. As if existing in a dream, the prisoner mentally controls the illusions that surround him. As a child, the prisoner walks out of a window and hangs in the air...
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