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.
Elaine Scarry - This person presented herself as an objective judge of beauty; however, she often used personal anecdotes to make her point.
Wittgenstein - This person was a philosopher who wrote that beauty invited replication.
Leonardo Da Vinci - This person's work proved that even great masters whom we consider innovative had copied work and imitated other beautiful creations.
Plato - This ancient philosopher stated that beauty led to justice.
Homer - This person wrote about an encounter with a beautiful woman to prove that beauty was shocking.
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