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Journey Into the Whirlwind Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Professor Elvov - He contributes to a multi-volume history of the Communist Party and is later called a Trotsky sympathizer.

Eugenia Semyonovna Ginzburg - She is a loyal Communist Party member and teacher who is falsely accused of terrorism.

Lieutenant Tsarevsky - A member of the State Security who appears at Ginzburg's hearings at Black Lake.

Julia Karepova - A biologist who is Ginzburg's cellmate at Butyrki Prison.

Ira Yegreva - This young graduate student was falsely accused of belonging to a conservative group was imprisoned for the crime.

Lyama Shepel...

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