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The Manchurian Candidate 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.


Raymond Shaw - Resenting his mother for betraying his father at an early age, this character grew detached from the normal course of human interaction.

Ellie Iselin (Raymond's Mother) - A woman on a quest for power from an early age, this character seduced Raymond Shaw Senior while still a teenager, but eventually left the man for the more ambitious Johnny Iselin.

Captain/Major/Colonel Ben Marco - This character was the only person on Shaw's patrol that he could stomach. This was enough for Raymond to consider him a friend...

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