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.
Fabrizio Crobera, Prince of Salina - This is the novel's central character, a hereditary Sicilian aristocrat, who begins the story content with his life but becomes increasingly troubled by approaching political and social changes.
Tancredi - This character is an opportunistic, younger relative of the central character, who appears to be free-spirited and manipulative in arranging marriages and political careers, but his/her sensitive side is revealed at the end of the story after their death.
The Princess - This is the spouse of the central character who is emotional, volatile...
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