Cite This Page
To Go
If on a winter's night a traveler
If on a winter's night a traveler
by Italo Calvino
group rates for schools and districts


Character Role Analysis

Ludmilla, Lotaria

Talk about opposite styles of reading. While Lotaria seeks to preserve her innocent pleasure in reading, Lotaria considers this form of pleasure downright irresponsible, choosing instead to constantly criticize everything she reads. The problem with Lotaria's reading, though, is that she has an agenda that she brings to books, which essentially keeps her from ever learning anything new or growing as a person. Calvino definitely does not approve.

Next Page: Analysis
Previous Page: Guide Mentor

Need help with College?