Study Guide

Sons and Lovers Characters

By David Herbert (D.H.) Lawrence

Paul Morel

At first, it looks like this book is going to be William Morel this, William Morel that. But hey,...

Gertrude Morel

What more is there to life than a fairy tale happily ever after? Wait, don't answer that. First,...

Miriam Leivers

Miriam, Miriam, Miriam (we're shaking our heads here). What can we say about Miriam? Well, for...

Clara Dawes

At first, Clara comes across as a hard feminist who, if she'd been born a few decades later,...

Walter Morel

At first, Mr. Morel doesn't seem like such a bad guy. In fact, we totally get why Gertrude falls...

Baxter Dawes

To put it simply, Baxter has pretty much no role in this book until the final hundred pages....

Annie Morel

Sister Annie can be pretty tough to pin down. The narrator never gives a whole lot to go on with...

William Morel

It's not all that hard to picture William in this story. He's the all-state quarterback of the...

Arthur Morel

Plucky little Arthur doesn't have a huge role in this book, but he's a pretty interesting cat....