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.
Franz - This character is emotionally weak when it comes to loved ones. A dreamer, this character prefers the unreal to the real.
Tereza - This character's childhood is greatly influenced by an immodest and vulgar mother. Overwhelmed with jealousy, this character puts all focus on their spouse.
Tomas - This character pursues multiple lovers, not understanding why fidelity is necessary in a relationship. Once married with a child, this character's divorce had a strong impact on future relationships.
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