Addie Bundren– Addie is the better half of Anse and the mom of Cash, Darl, Gem, Dewey Dell, as well as Vardaman.
Anse Bundren– Anse is Addie’s widower, the daddy of all the kids but Gem.
Cash Money Bundren– Cash is a skilled as well as practical woodworker and also the oldest child of the family members. In his late twenties, he constructs Addie’s coffin.
Darl Bundren– The 2nd eldest of Addie’s kids, Darl is about 2 years younger than Cash money. Darl is one of the most verbalize character in guide; he tells 19 of the 59 chapters.
Jewel Bundren– Jewel is the third of the Bundren kids, probably around nineteen years old. A half-brother to the other children and the fave of Addie, he is the illegitimate son of Addie as well as Reverend Whitfield. Many, if not all, of the characters besides Addie appear uninformed of this.
Dewey Dell Bundren– Dewey Dell is the only daughter of Anse and Addie Bundren; at seventeen years old, she is the second youngest of the Bundren kids.
Vardaman Bundren– Vardaman is the youngest Bundren youngster, someplace in between 7 as well as ten years old.
Vernon Tull– Vernon is a buddy of the Bundrens, that appears in the book as an excellent farmer, much less spiritual than his better half.
Cora Tull– Cora is the better half of Vernon Tull, a neighbor of Addie’s who is with her at her death. She is very spiritual and this displays in her language.
Eula Tull– Cora and Vernon’s daughter.
Kate Tull– Cora and also Vernon’s various other daughter.
Peabody– Peabody is the Bundrens’ physician; he narrates 2 chapters of the book. Anse sends out for him quickly prior to Addie’s death. This is much too late for Peabody to do anything more than to view Addie pass away. Toward the end of guide, when he is servicing Cash’s leg, Peabody gives a superb evaluation of Anse as well as the entire Bundren family from the point of view of the area at large. Dr. Peabody is likewise a persisting character in the Yoknapatawpha Region universe.
Lafe– Lafe is a farmer who has actually impregnated Dewey Dell and given her $10 to obtain an abortion.
Reverend Whitfield– Whitfield is the local preacher with whom Addie had an affair, leading to the birth of Gem.
Samson– Samson is a neighborhood farmer who lets the Bundren family members remain with him the opening night on their journey to Jefferson. Samson’s partner, Rachel, is revolted with the method the family members is treating Addie by dragging her coffin with the countryside.
Various other narrators: MacGowan, Moseley, and Armstid