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.
Sei Shonagon - This person was the writer of The Pillow Book.
Norimitsu - This person was the brother to the person who wrote The Pillow Book and was a courtier in the household of the Emperor.
Narimasa - This person was the Senior Steward in the royal household.
Okinamaro - This was the palace dog who was banished for biting the cat.
Yoshichika - This person was the handsome Middle Counsellor who liked to flirt with the women at festivals and court events.
Yukinari - The writer considered this person...
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