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.
Diggory - A talkative, likable servant with poor table manners and a broad sense of humor.
Miss Kate Hardcastle - She seeks in marriage a compatible and companionable husband, not money or status, by pretending to be a barmaid.
Mr. Hardcastle - He may be stuffy, long-winded, and old-fashioned, but he affectionately humors his wife, and loves his daughter.
Mrs. Hardcastle - Not evil as much as selfish and misguided, she lacks self-knowledge. While her husband enjoys rural pleasures, she yearns for a fashionable London social life and complains that they...
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