Study Guide

All the Bright Places Characters

By Jennifer Niven

Violet Markey

According to Theodore Finch, "There is more to [Violet] than meets the eye" (6.64). A former...

Theodore Finch

According to Violet, Finch is "a Bartlett legend" (2.47). "Everyone knows of him," she tells us....

Mr. Finch

What to say about Mr. Finch? Well, um, he's…the absolute worst. We know he's physically...

Mrs. Finch

Finch's mom is divorced, works two jobs, and drinks a lot of wine. She's a negligent parent,...

Mr. and Mrs. Markey

Violet's parents are textbook models of good parenting, maybe to a fault:They are strong and...

Eleanor Markey

We never get to "meet" Eleanor, who died in a car accident the year before the events described...

Violet's Friends

Amanda Monk is Violet's friend from her cheerleading days. Since Eleanor's death, they've grown...

Finch's Friends

Finch has two close pals: Brenda Shank-Kravitz and Charlie Donahue. Brenda, his fashion...

Kate Finch

Finch's eighteen-year-old sister is a caretaker of sorts. She's in charge of the cooking, making...

Decca Finch

We don't hear much from Finch's little sister, who's only eight, but we know she's a troubled...

Josh Raymond Finch

Josh Raymond is Finch's seven-year-old stepbrother. (Well, technically he may be his...

Mr. Embry

Mr. Embry is Finch's guidance counselor. He seems to genuinely care about Finch's wellbeing, but...