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.
August - This character is a nervous young waiter.
Cabman - This drunk driver kidnaps the wrong couple.
Cook - This worried helper announces house guests.
Ermengarde - This young lover worries about appearances.
Minnie Fay - This milliner has never been to a cafe.
Gertrude - This deaf housekeeper reveals a key address.
Cornelius Hackl - This abused clerk wants a promotion.
Ambrose Kemper - This artist wishes to elope.
Dolly Levi - This widow wants to spread money around.
Irene Molloy - This merchant unexpectedly falls in love.
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