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.
Ogata Shingo - This character is an elderly man who is becoming increasingly forgetful.
Yasuko - This character is a dull quiet woman who doesn't realize that her husband once loved her sister.
Shuichi - This character is haunted by the war, has a mistress, and does not care how many illegitimate children he might have.
Kikuko - This character is very beautiful and is the youngest child in her family.
Fusako - This character is an unattractive young woman who is married to a drug addict.
Tanisaki Eiko - This person is...
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