Madeline Arnold - This character is the nineteen-year-old fiancée of the main character's son.
Edmund Darrell - This character is the heroine's lover and the biological father of her son. A neurologist, this character first becomes acquainted with the heroine at the hospital for World War I veterans where she works.
Mrs. Amos Evans - This character is the mother-in-law of the heroine in the play. When this character learns that her daughter-in-law is pregnant, she urges her to have an abortion, explaining that there is a history of insanity in the family.
Gordon Evans - This character is the heroine's son, who grows up to become a strong, athletic, capable young man.
Sam Evans - This character is the heroine's husband.
Professor Henry Leeds - This character is the heroine's widowed father and is a professor of Classics.
Nina Leeds - This character is the heroine of...
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