This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Dr. Tom Stockmann - This scientist and physician becomes embroiled in a bitter conflict with his brother and ultimately with the entire town over a controversy surrounding the safety of the town's water system.
Mayor Peter Stockmann - This is the community leader of the town where he and his younger brother live.
Catherine Stockmann - This wife of the protagonist loves and supports her husband but fears that his outspokenness about the town's water supply with eventually harm her family.
Hovstad - This is the editor of the town's liberal...
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