Orin Dennis - This character has been a student at the State School for the Deaf since he was a young child. He has some residual hearing and practices both his lip-reading and his speech. He is described as the guardian of all the deaf children because he [is] an apprentice teacher and speaks. He is also described as someone who wants to lead a revolution against the hearing world and thinks [the deaf] can hardly wait to follow him.
Mr. Franklin - This character is the Supervising Teacher at the State School for the Deaf. He is one of the Great White Fathers of deaf education. He takes a condescending attitude toward everyone.
Edna Klein - This character is a lawyer who helps a claim of discrimination against the State School for the Deaf. She does not know how to sign or how to communicate.
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