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.

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.

Captain Adam Brant

Brant is the black sheep of the Mannon family; it is his quest for revenge that propels the play. When his father, David Mannon, is exiled from his family for marrying Marie Brantome, Brant's family falls into ruin. When he is old enough, he runs off to sea. When he returns, he discovers his father has drunk himself to death, and, shockingly, David's nephew, Ezra, refused to help Brant's poor...

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