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.
Bernard - This character, an astute observer of other people, loves to make up phrases and stories, often at the annoyance of friends.
Louis - This character is an outsider who exhibits many insecurities about identity, though ultimately finds contentment through some unorthodox decisions.
Neville - This character spends much of the novel confident in his/her identity, but is ultimately unable to adjust to the drastic changes that occur in life.
Jinny - This character, perhaps the most materialistic in the novel, is highly self-aware, yet seems to lack the...
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