The man Grusha marries. He seems to be on his deathbed when the marriage is arranged and when Grusha says her vows, but shortly after the wedding he is inexplicably revived. In the years that Grusha is forced to live with him, he proves himself to be a difficult and unkind man, obsessed with forcing Grusha to perform her wifely duties, though she refuses to sleep with him.
Jussup Character Timeline in The Caucasian Chalk Circle
The timeline below shows where the character Jussup appears in The Caucasian Chalk Circle. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 3: In the Northern Mountains
...begins staggering through the house. The guests, all alarmed, begin to leave, and the man—named Jussup—urges them to go, telling them they won’t get any more free food from his house. (full context)
Act 5: The Chalk Circle
...divorce document, he sees that Azdak has divorced the wrong couple—he has divorced Grusha from Jussup rather than divorcing the elderly couple. Before leaving, Azdak reminds Grusha and Simon of the... (full context)