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.
Demos - This character acts as a personification of the people of Athens and is represented as being a foolish old man, selfish and testy.
Cleon - This person was part of an aristocratic Athenian family who became the head of a powerful faction of voters.
Strepsiades - This person came from a poor family, but in adulthood is well off although his son is bankrupting him.
Socrates - This person is considered the founder of moral and political philosophy and known for questioning the beliefs of well-known citizens.
Philocleon - This person...
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