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.
Doroteo Arango - This is the real name of a revolutionary general.
Tomás Arroyo - This character is the general of the revolutionaries who carries around a wooden box of land grants around even though they cannot be read because this character is illiterate.
Ambrose Bierce - This character is a satirist, short-story writer, and journalist, who lived in San Francisco before leaving for Mexico at the age of seventy-one to fight and die with the revolutionaries.
Frutos García - This character is a colonel in the revolutionary army...
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