My Brother Michael Characters

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Camilla Haven, is the heroine and narrator of My Brother Michael. At times impulsive, she is nevertheless intelligent in her investigation of Delphi and its secrets. Unlike the other mindless tourists, she has read a great deal about Greece and seeks more than a superficial understanding of its culture and influence. In contrast to Danielle, the femme fatale of the novel, Camilla is sensible and very aware of the importance of manners in sparing the feelings of others and upholding civilized society. Her warm heart and sense of responsibility for others keeps her involved with Simon in Delphi, even though she would be financially better off and physically safer if she left. Perhaps the literary character Camilla is most reminiscent of is Jane Eyre, although Camilla is not mousy and is much more sure of her own self-worth. Although not quite a "liberated" woman, Camilla is one...

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