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.
Madeleine - This character was punished by having their hands dipped in boiling lye.
Mother - This character wishes to still be slim and have no children.
M. Pujol (Le Petomane) - This character is based on an actual stage performer.
M. Marais - This character commissions a viol in the likeness of a loved one.
Charlotte - This character flees marriage and joins a gypsy troupe.
Marguerite - This character likes to play the heroic male on stage.
The Widow - This character is old, rich, and has strange lusts...
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