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.
Anna Frith - The main character in the novel, this character finds her calling in medicine and simultaneously questions her faith during this coming of age story.
Michael Mompellion - This character is a rector who convinces the villagers to isolate themselves during the plague, only realizing the consequences of this decision after the death of his wife and devastation of the village.
Elinor Mompellion - This character provides a motherly love for the main character and a guiding presence until she is murdered the day the plague ends.
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