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.
Violet Baudelaire - This character is fourteen-years-old and invents things and has a particular idiosyncrasy of tying up his/her hair when trying to think. This character must come up with a way to make noisy shoes to keep the crabs away from them in the Orphan Shack. This character also has to come up with a way to make staples.
Klaus Baudelaire - This character is twelve-years-old and is a reader and has read a great many books for a twelve-year-old. This character's skills as a researcher come into play...
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