Appearance: young, beautiful, charming, elegant, cheerful.

"Neifile whose manners were no less striking than her beauty, replied with a smile..." (I.2).

Her modest character:

Her assertive nature:


Neifile seems to represent a certain Ghibelline sensibility within the brigata, regularly favoring authority figures (fathers, guardians, masters, podestà, kings and so on). This attitude is reflected as well in her perspective on the duty to respect one's ruler or superior (sons, daughters, servants, wives, knights, et al.) in particular and to revere the ordered and established societal institutions and traditions (hierarchy of power in family, clan and country) in general.