Clarissa Harlowe - This character is eighteen years old at the beginning of the novel, has inherited a large estate, enjoys writing and would like to remain single.
Mr. Lovelace - This character is well educated, wealthy and generous, but has bad morals and dies in a duel.
Miss Howe - This character is the main character's best friend, a young person with virtue but a quick temper who tries to help the main character throughout the novel.
John Belford - This character is originally a friend of the novel's antagonist, but comes to side with the novel's main character over time. This character is one of the people who put together the letters that make up the novel.
Colonel Morden - This character kills another character in duel.
James Harlowe - This character is the brother of the main character, who plots against her.
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