Mourning Becomes Electra Characters

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Amos Ames

A middle-aged carpenter, Amos and his wife Louisa form part of the chorus in Homecoming and The Haunted.

Louisa Ames

Louisa is the wife of Amos. She appears as part of the chorus of local people in Homecoming and has a taste for vicious gossip.

Doctor Joseph Blake

Doctor Blake is a "stout," "self-important" family physician, who, as part of the chorus in The Hunted, provides background on Ezra's medical condition. After relating Ezra's symptoms, Christine has convinced the doctor of the seriousness of her husband's heart condition. This helps Christine conceal the actual cause of Ezra's death murder by poison.

Josiah Borden

A manager of the Mannon family's shipping company, Josh and his wife Emma appear as part of the chorus of town folk in The Hunted, providing insight into the backgrounds of Christine and the family.

Captain Adam Brant

Brant is the black sheep of...

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