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.
Catherine Sloper - This person is twenty at the beginning of the novel, is not very attractive, slightly overweight and when she is courted, it is assumed that it is because of the money.
Dr. Austin Sloper - This person is strong and intelligent and cuts the inheritance for his daughter to a fifth of what it was and dies believing his daughter is still in love with an ex-fiance.
Mrs. Lavinia Penniman - This person lives precariously through a relative's own romantic relationships and causes trouble between her and her relative.
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