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.
The Author (Albert Camus) - This person is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential contributors to the development of existentialism.
Prometheus - This character is a Titan, one of the ancestors of the Olympian gods.
Cain - This person is the oldest son of Adam, the first man.
(Marquis de) Sade - This person's unusual tastes and practices gave rise to a term that means to take pleasure in the suffering of others.
The Dandy - This person is, in the author's perspective, the embodiment of romanticism.
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