Study Guide

The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World Characters

By Gabriel García Márquez

The Drowned Man

The drowned man is at every moment characterized by superlatives. He weighs "more than any dead...

The Women

We know more about the women of the village than we do about the men, simply because we spend...

The Men

The men are absent for the first half of the story while they're out trying to see if the drowned...