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.
Lady Olivia Basildon - This character is one of the first two characters to appear in the play. She calls a party she is to attend "Horribly tedious!"
Lord Caversham - See Earl of Caversham
Mrs. Cheveley - This character is the antagonist of the play.
Lady Gertrude Chiltern - This character is very sheltered and believes her husband is the ideal husband. She is a noble character involved in many good works.
Miss Mabel Chiltern - This character is described as pretty and intelligent. She becomes engaged in the last...
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