Arms and the Man | Study Guide

George Bernard Shaw

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Arms and the Man | Characters

Character Description
Raina Raina is a romantic young lady. She is engaged to Sergius. Read More
Bluntschli Bluntschli is a Swedish professional soldier who fights with the Servians. He climbs through Raina's window looking for a place to hide. Read More
Sergius Sergius is Raina's fiancée. He is a soldier. Read More
Catherine Catherine is Raina's mother. She is concerned about appearances but also practical. Read More
Petkoff Paul Petkoff is a major in the Bulgarian army. He is Catherine's husband and Raina's father. Read More
Louka Louka is a young servant in Catherine and Raina's home. However, she is described as "so defiant that her servility to Raina is almost insolent." Read More
Nicola Nicola is a middle-aged servant who values himself on his rank in servitude. He is engaged to Louka. Read More
Officer The officer is a Bulgarian soldier. He stops by the Petkoffs' house while on patrol, looking for fugitive soldiers.
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