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The Gift: Poems by the Great Sufi Master Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.

Characters

Hafiz - This person is a poet in fourteenth-century Persia in the Sufi tradition that encompassed Gnosticism, the wisdom schools of Pythagoras and Plato as well as many of the principles and formulations of Islam.

God - Rather than being contained by strict theological definitions, this person presented in Hafiz's poetry is bigger and more creative in His benevolence than can be contained by any definition.

Ralph Waldo Emerson - This person read Hafiz in German in the 1800s, and did several of his own translations into English.

Goethe - This...

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