Women Characters

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Miriam Aarons

Miriam Aarons, a twenty-eight-year old stage actress who stars in musical comedies, is part of Mary's social circle. Early in the play Miriam is having an affair with Howard Fowler, Sylvia's husband. While in Reno, Sylvia learns that Miriam is the woman for whom Howard has divorced her and that he plans to marry Miriam after the divorce. Upon hearing this, Sylvia physically attacks Miriam, and the two women engage in a vicious hair-pulling fight. After Miriam marries Howard, she is referred to as the second Mrs. Fowler. Toward the very end of the play, Miriam helps and encourages Mary to trick Crystal Allen into admitting that she is cheating on Stephen.

Crystal Allen

With Crystal Allen, Luce portrays a working-class woman who is able to improve her socioeconomic status through being the mistress, then wife, of a wealthy man. Crystal is a young shop-girl who is...

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