A woman troubled by a heart condition who is told that her husband, Brently Mallard, has died in a train accident. Due to her heart problem, she is not supposed to become overly excited… (read full character analysis)
Louise Mallard’s husband, who is incorrectly reported to have died in a train accident. When he returns home that day, he has no idea that anybody thinks he has died. Brently is a kind… (read full character analysis)
Brently’s friend who is in the newspaper office when news comes in that there has been a train crash. After reading Brently’s name on the list of the deceased, he tells Josephine the mistaken information.
Medical doctors who examine Louise’s dead body.