Lolita Characters

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Mona Dahl

Lolita's  "elegant,  cold,  lascivious,  experienced" girlfriend Humbert decides she "had obviously long ceased to be a nymphet. if she ever had been one."

John Farlow

Farlow looks after Charlotte's estate after she dies.

Charlotte Haze

Lolita's mother appears as both victimizer and victim. Humbert rents a room from her and eventually marries her so that he can be close to Lolita. Charlotte is a type of middle-aged woman "whose polished words may reflect a book club or bridge club, or any other deadly conventionality, but never her soul; women who are completely devoid of humor, utterly indifferent at heart to the dozen or so possible subjects of a parlor conversation, but very particular about the rules of such conversations, through the sunny cellophane of which not very appetizing frustrations can be readily distinguished." She "combined a cool forwardness ... with a shyness and sadness...

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