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.
Eben Cabot - This is the central character and protagonist of Desire under the Elms, the youngest son of the crusty landowner.
Abbie Putnam - This character is the much younger third wife of the elderly landowner in Desire Under The Elms.
Ephraim Cabot - In Desire under the Elms, this character is the father of three sons and is an elderly landowner.
Simeon and Peter Cabot - These characters are the sons by the landowner's first marriage in Desire Under the Elms, appearing only in the first scene of the...
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