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.
The Chemical Industry - This assumes the monolithic shape of an evil empire in Silent Spring.
The Government - This is a great villain in the story.
Nature - This garners significant attention as it contains plants and animals, the most important "characters" in the book.
The Public - Along with wildlife, this is a major concern in Silent Spring.
The Visionaries - These are the heroes of Silent Spring who have come from several walks of life.
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