The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

Madeline Bray - This character, a beautiful, proud, and intelligent girl, nearly submits to her father's request to marry a much older, lecherous man so that her ailing father might have the peace of mind of knowing his daughter will have a home after he dies.

Walter Bray - At the end of a dissolute life and hopelessly in debt, this character arranges to marry his daughter off to a lecherous old miser in a deal orchestrated by Ralph.

John Browdie - This character is a simple Yorkshireman with a thick brogue, whom Nicholas meets during his brief stay at Dotheboys Hall.

Charles Cheeryble - A philanthropist whose kindheartedness and good-humor light up his jolly old face, this character and his brother act as benefactors and of the two, this character is more confident and outgoing.

Ninetta Crummles - See Infant Phenomenon.

Mr. Vincent Crummles - This...

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