Characters in The Handmaid's Tale

Can you name all characters in Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian novel 'The Handmaid's Tale'?
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Last updated: January 20, 2018
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Description
Character
Protagonist and stream-of-consciousness narrator
Offred
Protagonist's companion on shopping trips
Ofglen
Pregnant Handmaid considered a suck-up to the system
Janine / Ofwarren
Minor Handmaid executed in 'Salvaging' section of novel
Ofcharles
Rebellious lesbian who ends up at Jezebel's
Moira
Handmaid who hung herself and wrote 'Nolite te bastardes carborundorum'
Offred's predecessor
Male leader of protagonist's'household'
The Commander
Highest-ranking female in protagonist's 'household'
The Commander's Wife
Other Handmaids at Red Centre (Chapter 1)
Alma
Dolores
Guardian who has an illegal affair with protagonist and (possibly) helps her gain her freedom
Nick
Protagonist's former husband involved in protagonist's flashbacks
Luke
Description
Character
Protagonist receives a photograph of her
Offred's daughter
Fiery feminist activist involved in flashbacks to pre-Gilead protest rallies
Offred's mother
Older of the two Marthas
Rita
Younger of the two Marthas
Cora
Most vocal of the Aunts in the Red Centre
Aunt Lydia
Aunt who is taken hostage and whose clothes are stolen by an escapee Handmaid
Aunt Elizabeth
Ask protagonist if they may take a photo of her and if she is happy
Japanese tourists
Other Aunts
Aunt Sara
Aunt Helena
Chairs the Twelfth Symposium on Gileadean Studies
Professor Maryann Crescent Moon
Guest speaker at the above Symposium
Professor James Darcy Pieixoto
Co-discoverer of the Handmaid's Tale tapes
Professor Knotly Wade
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