Biloxi Blues Characters

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Eugene Morris Jerome

Eugene is the narrator of the play. He is a twenty-year-old from Brighton Beach, New York who has been drafted into the U.S. Army. It is 1943 and World War II is well under way. Eugene is sent to Biloxi, Mississippi for basic training and is determined to stay alive, become a famous writer, and lose his virginity by the time his service in the war is over. He writes his memoirs as he trains alongside the other men and manages to find the humor in all of the situations he encounters.

Eugene is a romantic at heart. He often talks about meeting the perfect girl and falling in love. When he meets Daisy Hannigan, he is immediately smitten and believes her to be the love of his life. This proves not to be reality, but serves as a lesson for Eugene who looks at life...

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