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Water Margin Character Descriptions

Shi Nai'an
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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.


Song Jiang - This character would probably be considered to be the main character of this novel. He worked as a clerk before joining the bandits.

Chao Gai - This character was the ward chief of East Bank Village before he became one of the bandits. He is killed when he is struck in the face by a poisoned arrow shot by Shi Wengong.

Lu Junyi - This character, who avenges Chao Gai's death, is tricked by the bandits into visiting the Liangshan Marsh stronghold and becoming a bandit.

Marshal Hong...

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This section contains 1,108 words
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