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.
Lady Akashi - This adopted character's father was a governor-turned-priest.
Akikonomu - This character becomes royalty and is seduced in an inappropriate way.
Lady Aoi - This character is the main character's principal wife and is viewed as very cold. She eventually dies.
Princess Asagao - This character is the offspring of a prince, and is unsuccessfully romantically pursued by another.
Bennokimi - This character knows the true story of of his nephew's birth.
Bishop Of Yokawa - This character performs an exorcism to revive another from a fatal illness.
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