The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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."

Angel - This character appears in an elegy and is seen as having healing powers.

Children - These characters are referred to in the poem "The Gazelle" and "Before Summer Rain."

Rainer Maria Rilke - This person drops the mask of narrative voice and acts within the narrative himself.

Rilke's Father - This person is a...

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