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.
Arthur - See Arty Kurnitz.
Arty Kurnitz - This character, a thirteen-year-old boy, is forced to live with his grandma for ten months while his father works off a debt to a loan shark.
Aunt Bella Kurnitz - This character is mentally impaired and is the most dynamic character in the play. In the beginning, much emphasis is placed on this character tends to walk around in a daze, is a daydreamer, and likes to spend her time at the movie theater.
Eddie Kurnitz - This character is forced to leave...
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