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.
Oskar Matzerath - This character has the rare combination of being perfectly rational and cognizant from the moment of birth.
Maria Truczinski Matzerath - This character is an enduring love interest of one of the other characters, although the feeling is unrequited. This character has a gift for commerce.
Agnes Koljaiczek Matzerath - This character falls in love with a first cousin, ends up marrying another, but proceeds to have a shameless affair with the cousin.
Harold Truczinski - This character is very strong, and works as a waiter at a...
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