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.
Colette - This character is a younger prostitute who works in the brothel. Early in the play she complains about taking a Communist as a customer.
Meg Dillon - This character is responsible for running the brothel. Her spouse claims to have found her on the street and taken her in.
Miss Gilchrist - This character is not a regular inhabitant of the lodging house. An acquaintance of Mr. Mulleady's, she appears with him after the two of them have been making disgusting noises in their room together for three hours...
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