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The Misanthrope 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.


Acaste - This character is one of the two marquis in love with the same woman and confronts the woman with love letters.

Alceste - This character is the misanthrope referred to in the title.

Arsinoe - This character is a hypocrite and that, while unattractive, pretends to be prudish and pious.

Basque - This character is the servant and occasionally enters to announce the arrival of guests.

Celimene - This character is a very attractive and very flirtatious young widow who is pursued simultaneously by at least four different men...

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