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The House of Mirth | Study Guide

Edith Wharton

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The House of Mirth | Character Map

Lawrence Selden Poor lawyer Lily Bart Attractive single woman Simon Rosedale Jewish businessman Potential mates Aunt; means of support Antagonist Friend Potential mates Former lovers Friends Cousins Potential mates Bertha Dorset Unfaithful wife Aunt Julia Peniston Stingy society woman Percy Gryce Wealthy bachelor Gerty Farish Kind middle-class woman
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