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.
Henri Charriere - Also known as Papillon or Papi because a series of tattoos on his body includes that of a butterfly, he is a member of the underground and is apparently a safecracker prior to his arrest.
Matthieu Carbonieri - He is man Papillon chooses as the man to escape with him on Papillon's second try from Royale.
Romeo Salvida - He tells Papillon of his escape plans and convinces Papillon to get himself assigned to the insane asylum so that the two can go together.
Bebert Celier - He...
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