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.
Miss Herne - She is the daughter of the man who co-owns the weaving mill. She is engaged to a man who plans to marry her to get her father's money.
Stephen Holmes - He is young, good-looking, on his way up in the world, and talented. He is a self-made entrepreneur and although he is capable of acts of kindness, he is cynical about love.
Margret Howth - She is a plain woman, unlike the conventionally beautiful heroines of most nineteenth century fiction. The author describes her as having no reflected lights...
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