Eugene Onegin

Main characters

  • Eugene Onegin: A dandy from Saint Petersburg, about 26. An arrogant, selfish and world-weary cynic.
  • Vladimir Lensky: A young poet, about 18. A very romantic and naïve dreamer.
  • Tatyana Larina: A shy and quiet, but passionate landowner's daughter. Pushkin referred to her as aged 17 in a letter to Pyotr Vyazemsky.
  • Olga Larina: Tatyana's younger sister, a vain coquette.

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