I Stand Here Ironing | Study Guide

Tillie Olsen

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I Stand Here Ironing | Characters

Character Description
The narrator The narrator reflects on the choices and circumstances that have shaped her daughter Emily's life. Read More
Emily Emily is the narrator's eldest daughter. She is a melancholy girl who struggles in school and social life. Read More
Susan Susan is Emily's younger sister. Susan is the opposite of Emily in many ways. Read More
Ronnie Ronnie is the narrator's youngest child and Emily's little brother who interrupts the narrator's reflection.
The caller The caller is an unnamed person who is concerned with Emily's potential for success and asks to meet with the narrator.
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