Mannon, Lavinia

Mannon, Lavinia

20th-century Electra in New England. [Am. Lit.: Mourning Becomes Electra]

Mannon, Lavinia

undoes adulterous mother by brainwashing brother. [Am. Lit.: Mourning Becomes Electra]
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Christine Mannon, Lavinia's mother, tall, beautiful, and sensual.
Orin Mannon, Lavinia's brother, a young idealist who has been spiritually destroyed by the war.
Alone, the last surviving Mannon, Lavinia entered the old house to spend the rest of her life with the dead.