This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Janey Archer - This character and her mother grow ferns, do needlework, and seek out the latest gossip.
Mrs. Archer - This character follows social rules and manners to the letter and tries to protect her grown daughter from certain topics because she is unmarried.
Newland Archer - This is the main character of the novel who lives with his widowed mother and his unmarried sister.
Julius Beaufort - This character's importance in the social arena is strengthened by the fact that he and his wife have the only private ballroom...
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