Charlotte Haze

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Lolita's mother appears as both victimizer and victim. Humbert rents a room from her and eventually marries her so that he can be close to...

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Humbert Humbert

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A name invented by the author/narrator of "Lolita, or the Confession of a White Widowed Male." Humbert is a witty, cultured European with a...

(The entire section is 268 words.)

Lolita (Dolores Haze)

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In the first lines of the novel, Humbert characterizes Lolita as "light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul." Readers see her from...

(The entire section is 354 words.)

Other Characters

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Mona Dahl
Lolita's "elegant, cold, lascivious, experienced" girlfriend Humbert decides she "had obviously long ceased...

(The entire section is 514 words.)