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Herland | Characters

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Van Sociologist Vandyck Jennings, known as Van, is the narrator, supposedly telling the story of this land of women after leaving Herland and returning to America. Read More
Jeff Jeff Margrave is a doctor with an interest in poetry and botany. He is chivalrous. Read More
Terry Terry O. Nicholson is wealthy and interested in adventure. He is the most sexist extreme of the three men. Read More
Alima Alima ultimately marries Terry, but they have a rocky relationship. She is one of the three girls the men first meet.
Celis Celis becomes Jeff's wife. She is one of the three girls the men first meet.
Ellador Ellador weds Van. Their relationship is based on friendship. She is one of the three girls the men first meet.
Moadine Moadine is Terry's tutor. She is very patient and treats Terry as one would treat a child.
Somel Somel is a wise, older woman, and Van's tutor. While she is teaching, she is also collecting information from the men.
Zava Like Somel, Zava is a wise, older woman, and Jeff's tutor.
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