Abhorson - This character is the executioner at the prison. His role in the play is a minor one.
Angelo - This character's first actions as deputy are to close down Vienna's brothels and to arrest and sentence to death a man for impregnating his fiancee.
Attendants - These are anonymous, unnamed characters with small or no speaking parts who nevertheless contribute to the atmosphere of the play with their emphasis on city life and law and order.
Barnardine - This character is a prisoner at the jail and has been sentenced to death because he is a hardened criminal.
Boy - This character is a servant who appears only once to sing a melancholy song of false love.
Citizen - This character is an anonymous, unnamed character with small or no speaking parts who nevertheless contributes to the atmosphere of the play by placing an emphasis...
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