The Dead Characters

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Mr. Bergin

Mr. Bergin is one of the young men attending the Morkans' party. Mr. Browne turns to talk to him after having been ignored by Miss Furlong and Miss Daly. He dances a dance called "quadrilles" with Miss Furlong.

Bessie

Bessie is Gabriel and Gretta Conroy's housekeeper.

Mr. Browne

One of the guests at the Morkans' party, Mr. Browne likes to drink whiskey and flirt with the ladies. People do not seem to take to him as well as he would like to think—Kate Morkan, for example, walks away when he begins to explain why women are so fond of him. Some critics see him as symbolizing English rule over Ireland. Aunt Kate says of him in an irritable tone, "Browne is everywhere," just as the presence of Britain is ominously everywhere in Ireland. Also, he is the only Protestant in the story, while the rest...

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