Revolutionary Road Characters

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April Wheeler

Tall, blond, aloof April Wheeler is the twenty-nine-year-old wife of Frank Wheeler. Blessed and cursed with an "artistic" nature, she puts her years of study at a drama school in New York City to use in a community theater production that is a flop. April, the mother of two, has strongly ambivalent feelings about her husband and marriage, and her compulsion to escape initially takes the form of vicious arguments with Frank, then in a plan to sell their suburban house on Revolutionary Road in Connecticut and move to Paris. Her extremes of emotion and drunken destructiveness raise the question whether she is an alcoholic, and Frank recommends that she see a psychiatrist. April shrieks at Frank that she doesn't love him, then becomes warm and loving, then distant and cold. As the couple make plans to go to Europe, April finds out she's pregnant with their...

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