The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
group rates for schools and districts


Character Role Analysis

Kismine Washington

If you couldn't tell from her name, Kismine is the romantic interest for our young protagonist. The love story isn't central to the story, but it's part of the "coming-of-age" element of the genre (see "Genre" for a full discussion). As John learns more about life, wealth, and values, he also learns a bit about love, and Kismine is a key part of this.

Next Page: Analysis
Previous Page: Foil

Need help with College?