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Daniel Deronda

Daniel Deronda


by George Eliot

Anna Gascoigne

Character Analysis

Anna is Rex's younger sister. She is sweet and demure – definitely not the same kind of girl as Gwendolen is. Her family means everything to her, and she is especially devoted to her brother Rex. When Gwendolen rejects him, it seems to hurt Anna as much as it hurts him, and she bears a long but silent grudge against Gwendolen. She seems to have a really innocent view of the world.