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The Threepenny Opera Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

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.


Ballad Singer - This unnamed character serves as a kind of Greek chorus, commenting and explaining the play's action as it unfolds.

Sheriff Jackie Brown - This character is a long-time friend of the main character, serving with him in India. He is a crooked official who takes a portion of the beggars' earnings in return for tip-offs about raids.

Lucy Brown - This character is having an affair with the main character of the play, despite the fact that she is the daughter of his dear friend.

Charles Filch -...

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