There are five main characters in the book:
-Anne Catherick --> the woman in white
-Sir Percival Glyde
And the most importantant for us:
A young woman that was possibly an
illegitimate daughter of Laura's father.
She was the woman in white and lived
in the asylum since she told her father
that he was a miserable impostor because
she heard it from her mother.
She could escape from the asylum and tried to talk with Laura in the
lake from Blackwater Park but Count Fosco discovered this and told
her that Laura wanted to meet her in London. Then she died and Sir
Percival and Count Fosco said that she was Laura Failie because of
her similar appearance to her and because they wanted to earn
Laura is a young woman who
lives with her uncle and her half-
sister, Marian. She falls in love
with Walter, but she has to
marry Sir Percival and this
relationship does not end good.
She looks like the woman in
white and for this resemblance
Sir Percival and his friend say
that she is dead, but this is not
true. When Walter returns they
Laura's half-sister and companion, not attractive
but intelligent and resourceful.
She lived all the time with Laura and tried to help
her with all her problems. She knew that Count
Fosco loved her and used it to try not to put Laura
in the asylum.
Is a poor young man of 38 years
old, who worked as the drawing
teacher of Laura Fairlie, in
London. Laura and Walter fall
in love, but they can not be
together because Laura has to
marry Sir Percival so Walter
leaves to America. When he
returns to London, Laura can
SIR PERCIVAL GLYDE
Laura's husband because of the decision
of her father until he died. He was an
unpleasant man with a secret. He was able
to appear very nice when he wished, but
his true character appeared soon after his marriage to Laura. He
treated her badly. He was interested in Laura´s money. He tried to
get her money because of a document, but Laura wanted to read it
first before she signed it, and Sir Percival get angry.
He died in the fire of the vestry (in the church). He had the key of
this because Anne Catherick´s mother gave to him and he would
send her money every month for keeping her secret (he was not the
real son of their parents).
1) Which was Walter´s job?
2) Which man did Laura really love? Sir percival or Walter?
3) Why did Walter return to London?
4) With which two people did Laura live?
5) Why did Sir Percival put Anne in the asylum?
6) Who or what did Marian see the day before Laura, Walter and
she went to the new house?
7) Who did Laura marry at the end of the story?
8) What was the name of the political association in Italy?
9) What did the murder left on the Count´s body?
10) Did Laura and Walter had a son?