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West Side Story

West Side Story Characters Test

Riff The founder and leader of the white gang, "The Jets".
Tony (Anton) Riff's best friend and co-founder of the Jets; he falls in love with Maria. Tony is Polish-American. Original second in command of Jets.Shot and killed by Shark gang member Chino.
Diesel The largest Jet and their best fighter (possibly excluding Tony.)
Action Hot-tempered and bitter. Second in command of the Jets. Takes over upon Riff's death.
A-Rab The son of an alcoholic. Almost rapes Anita in Doc's Drug Store, along with Diesel of the Jets.
Baby John Youngest member of the Jets, and the least violent. The Sharks jump him and pierce his ear in the beginning of the book.
Anybodys A tomboy who wishes to be included in the Jets gang but is rejected by the gang members.
Bernardo The leader of Puerto Rican gang, "The Sharks". He is Maria's brother and Anita's boyfriend.
Maria Sister of Bernardo; she falls in love with Tony.
Chino Bernardo's best friend and Maria's fiancé. He takes over Bernardo's leader position after the rumble.
Anita Maria's friend and Bernardo's girlfriend.
Pepe A lower member of the sharks below Bernardo and Chino.
Officer Krupke Local police officer who tries to prevent the gangs from feuding.
Doc The owner of a local Drugstore/Pharmacy/Luncheonette and boss and friend of Tony.
Glad Hand - Local social worker. Glad Hand - Local social worker who chaperon's the dance.
Lieutenant Schrank Detective in the police department and Krupke's superior.
Created by: bugattiboy



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