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.
Narrator - This character is a literary device and provides a fulcrum to the poetry itself.
Orpheus - This character appears in Sonnets and lived in Greece as a famed musician.
dear girl - This character is described in relation to her own blood and natural rhythm in describing her mimics menstruation.
Women - This character comes from the book Appendix to Duino Elegies, and, when the character is mentioned, the author also mentions equality.
King Augustus - This character is referred to in an elegy and is nicknamed "the Strong...
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