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Lysistrata 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.


Calonice - This character is at first reluctant to make the sacrifices asked. This character is earthy and funny, especially in voicing her lust for her husband.

Child - Cinesias brings this character to the siege in an attempt to convince another to return home.

Chorus of Old Men - This group of characters leads an assault on the Acropolis. They try to burn the women out by setting fire to the base of the building.

Chorus of Old Women - This group of characters proves a formidable force, easily defending...

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This section contains 350 words
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