The Straw

by Eugene O'Neill

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Bill Carmody	 
Mary	}
Nora	} his children
Tom	}
Billy	}
Doctor Gaynor	 
Fred Nicholls	 
Eileen Carmody,	Bill's eldest child
Stephen Murray	 
Miss Howard,	a nurse in training
Miss Gilpin,	superintendent of the Infirmary
Doctor Stanton,	of the Hill Farm Sanatorium
Doctor Simms,	his assistant
Mr. Sloan	 
Peters,	a patient
Mrs. Turner,	matron of the Sanatorium
Miss Bailey	}
Mrs. Abner	} Patients
Flynn	}
Other Patients of the Sanatorium	 
Mrs. Brennan	 
(The characters are named in the order in which they appear)

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