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.
Sierva, Sierva Maria de Todos los Angeles, the girl - This character is the subject of a brutal exorcism, and dies at the end of the novel.
Father Cayetano, Monsignor Cayetano Delaura - This character is a holy person and scholar whose intelligence and love conflict with their faith.
Marquis de Casalduero, Don Ygnacio - This character is weak and frequently manipulated and bullied by others.
The Bishop, Don Toribio de Caceres y Virtudes - This character is an unevenly religious fanatic who suffers from severe asthma.
Bernarda, Bernarda Cabrera -...
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