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2 THE CANTERVILLE GHOST by Oscar WILDE

3 CHARACTERS

4 Mr. Hiram B. Otis

5 O The father of the Otis family and the American Minister. O He bought the Canterville Chase. He comes from a modern country where they have everything that money can buy. O He is determined, inflexible, rational, practical and pragmatic, in fact he is a true American.

6 Mrs. Otis

7 O She looked like an English Lady. O She had been a well-known Ney York beauty. O The mother isn't scared of the ghost. O She is a very handsome middle-aged woman.

8 Lord Canterville

9 O He is the owner of the chase who sells it to the Otis family. O He warns the family about the ghost.

10 Washington

11 O the son of Mr. Otis. O He is an excellent dancer and a good- looking man. O He is very sensible.

12 The Twins (page 33)

13 O Two happy little boys who laugh and shout a lot. O They like to play tricks on people and are often punished for them. O Through the story, they imagine jokes and even dress up as ghosts. O They tease the ghost.

14 Mrs. Umney

15 O She is the housekeeper. O She is an old woman usually in a dark colored dress. O She believes in the ghost. O She is a representative of old British traditions.

16 Virginia

17 O She is one of the most important and main characters in the story. O She is a little girl of 15 and lovely with a fine freedom in her large blue eyes. O In respect to her family she is kind and good-hearted. O The daughter is the only one in the family who is scared by the ghost. O She helps the ghost to be free at the end of the story.

18 The Ghost

19 O another main character in the story. O His name is Sir Simon. O He died, but his spirit still haunts the Chase. O He murdered his wife. He disappeared and his body was never discovered. O His aspect is very terrible: He is an old man, his eyes were as red burning coals, long grey hair fell over his shoulders. O From ghost’s wrists and ankles hung heavy manacles and chains.

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