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.
Ed Carmichael - This character is a nondescript young man in his thirties. He is a musician and composer who likes to play the xylophone as well as ply his trade as an amateur printer.
Essie Carmichael - This character is a 29-year-old aspiring ballerina. She dances her way through the play, improvising steps to the xylophone music and eagerly following the instructions of her dance instructor.
Mr. De Pinna - A bald-headed little man with a serious manner, this middle-aged character arrived at the Vanderhof residence eight years ago to...
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