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 - Throughout the play, he sits at the bar in Nick's saloon responding to the newspaper headlines with the comment, "No foundation, all the way down the line."
Blick - He is a thoroughly unpleasant man, a strong man without strength--strong only among the weak.
Dudley R. Bostwick - He is well educated but without much real understanding and is frustrated with life because he has not been successful in his one quest: to find a woman.
Kit Carson - He spends most of the play drinking in Nick's saloon...
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