This person is the second oldest of four sisters, plays a central role in decision making, is in her mid-30s and keeps little from her husband.
This person is the third of four sisters, is unmarried despite attempts to find a suitable husband, and is in her early 30s at the time of the novel.
This person is the youngest of four sisters and is the most modern, preferring Western clothing to traditional kimonos and because of her desire to open her own fashion shop, she is expelled from the family.
This person is the eldest of the four sisters and acts as the head of the family and has several children who all live in the family home until her husband takes a job and they must relocate.
This person plays an important role in marriage negotiations and in handling the...
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