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 Narrator (Max) - This character moves into a boarding house after his wife dies.
The Gods - These characters represent one of the few ideals of youth.
Bonnard - This character is a French painter of intermediate skill and renown.
Miss Vavasour (Rose) - This character worked as a nanny in her youth, and runs a boarding house in the novel.
Colonel Blunden - This character's family promises to visit him, but don't show up.
Chloe Grace - This character drowns as a young teenager.
Carlo, Connie and Myles Grace...
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