Lily Wu, Madame Lu - This character is the narrator of the story.
Snow Flower - This character is married to a pig butcher.
Madame Wang - This character is a matchmaker.
Aunt and Uncle and Beautiful Moon - This family's child dies from a bee sting.
Lady Wu, Lily's Mother - This character shows no mercy about foot binding.
Uncle Lu - This character tutors another character after the Emperor dies.
The Butcher - This character helps refugees survive hunger and severe weather.
Third Sister - This character fights the process of foot binding.
Third Sister-in-Law - This character commits suicide by drinking lye.
Madame Lu, Lily's Mother-in-Law - This character is tolerant of another character's secret communications.
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