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.
Bildad - This character is one of the Three Comforters who spouts jargon-filled clichés and explains suffering from a Marxist viewpoint.
David - This character is thirteen-years-old at the start of the play, and, as a young man, becomes a soldier.
Distant Voice - This character comes from offstage and is heard speaking lines attributed to God in the King James Bible.
Eliphaz - This character is one of the Three Comforters and lectures on guilt like a pompous professor.
J. B. - This character is a perfect and upright...
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