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.
Mikhail Bakhtin - This person is the author, who has had a growing reputation as a great intellectual of 20th-century Russia.
Rabelais - This person was a literary figure of the Medieval and Renaissance periods who wrote fictional works for the masses.
Friar John - This character is a fictional representation of real social figures. This character is aggressive but also responsible and dutiful.
King Anarchus - This character falls from a high social standing and must attempt to live an ordinary life.
God - This character has many followers who...
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