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 neighborhood boys - These characters are the voices behind the collective "we" narration of The Virgin Suicides.
Mrs. Lisbon - This character's age and first name are never revealed. A devoted, traditional Catholic, this character almost never leaves the confines of the family's home.
Mr. Lisbon - This character is an avid baseball fan and works as a math teacher at the same high school attended by every teenager in the neighborhood.
Cecilia Lisbon - This character's first, unsuccessful attempt at suicide occurs in the family bathtub; a second attempt...
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