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.
Pauline Andreevna - She is seeking fulfillment outside of her marriage. However her lover, who has always been popular with the opposite sex, seems noncommittal in their relationship, even bored by it.
Madame Irina Nikolaevna Arkadina - See Madame Treplyov.
Eugene Sergeevich Dorn - He is a rather world-weary man, seemingly indifferent to his calling. After years of practicing medicine, he is virtually penniless, having spent his life's earnings on foreign travel.
Maria Ilyinishna - See Masha.
Kostya - See Konstantine Gavrilovich Treplyov.
Masha - She is a young woman who...
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