Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
This character is described as sensitive and quaint but with inner strength. Her manner is described as childlike, whimsical, and deeply poignant.
This character is described as clumsy but, also practical. She loves cats above all other creatures and will begrudge her pets nothing.
This is the patriarch of the family.
Emily says that this character knows her in a way that no one else in her family does.
Susan Gilbert Dickinson
This character understands Emily's need to write. She is the one who helps Emily choose the poems to submit for publication.
Emily Norcross Dickinson
This is Emily's mother.
This character was the headmistress of Mount Holyoke.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
This character was a literary critic with whom Emily corresponded.
This is not so much a character as a symbol.
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