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.
Arab - This character has been arrested in his village by the French police for killing his cousin during a dispute.
Balducci - This character is the gendarme, or policeman.
Daru - This character is the schoolmaster of a rural schoolhouse.
Gendarme - See Balducci
Prisoner - See Arab
Schoolmaster - See Daru
This section contains 103 words
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