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.
Joseph Garcin - The first of the three dead people to enter the drawing room. He was a newspaperman in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who was shot twelve times because he tried to avoid serving in the military.
Estelle Rigault - Before her death, she was a beautiful young society woman married to a rich older man. She is demanding, insisting on taking the sofa that best matches her dress.
Inez Serrano - The second person to enter the drawing room who, before her death, worked as postal clerk in Paris...
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