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 Children's Hour - Martha Dobie and Karen Wright - These characters are friends and teachers at a girls school they founded.
Mrs. Mortar - This character has a background in the theatre but now teaches at the school featured in "The Children's Hour." It is this character's comment overheard by others that sets up the main conflict in the play.
Mary Tilford - This character is a student at the school. This character's difficult personality and manipulative behavior serves as a catalyst for the events that occur.
Mrs. Tilford -...
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