Study Guide

Babbitt Characters

By Harry Sinclair Lewis

George F. Babbitt

When we first meet Babbitt, the guy looks like your typical successful American man, at least by...

Myra Babbitt

The first impressions we get of Mrs. Myra Babbitt are all filtered entirely through the eyes of...

Paul Riesling

Paul is George Babbitt's bestie. The have an epic bromance. You might even say he's Babbitt's...

Vergil Gunch

If Paul Riesling represents dissatisfaction with the conservative American way of life, then...

Ted Babbitt

Babbitt's son Ted is a kid who knows what he wants. He wants to go to engineering school instead...

Tanis Judique

Tanis is a widow who's younger than Babbitt, but not super young. She becomes Babbitt's mistress...

Howard Littlefield

Howard Littlefield is one of George F. Babbitt's respectable neighbors. He also happens to be a...

Zilla Riesling

Zilla Riesling is the scolding wife of Paul Riesling, a woman who isn't shy to tell the world...