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Characters in The Clouds

(in order of appearance)

Strepsiades: cranky, put-upon father who knows that the way to win in Athens is in court. Not the quickest-thinking citizen in town.

Pheidippides: Strepsiades' drinking and gambling son. Can't be bothered to clean up or pay for his own messes.

Students of the Pondertorium: pupils at Aristophanes' sendup of Athenian education.

Socrates:

the famous philosopher, Aristophanes style.

Chorus of Clouds: our goddesses for the duration.

Superior and Inferior Argument: embodiments of rhetoric, good and bad.

Pasias, Amynias:

Strepsiades owes them money because of Pheidippides' gambling.

Houseboy, Xanthias, Witness:

the little people who make the world work.


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