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.
Laura - This character is a thirty-five year old legal secretary, and has been married for a year and a half. The narrator's depiction of this character is based on the continuing "honeymoon" tone of their relationship.
Mel McGinnis - This dominant character is a cardiologist and is described as "forty-five years old...tall and rangy with curly soft hair." This character is clearly an alcoholic as well as the one who focuses on the question of "what we talk about when we talk about love."
Nick - This character is...
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