Fyokla- A white-haired, beggar
girl, who is also an orphan. Feels like a sister to Danilka and a niece to
Terenty- A cobbler who acts as
the uncle of the two orphan beggars.
Danilka- Another orphan who
acts lika a brother to Fyokla. Also is close to Terenty.
Silanty Silitch- A sacristan,
also a friend to Terenty.