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Angels in America Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Angel of America

The Angel is one of seven celestial beings who form the Continental Principalities, one representative in Heaven for each continent on Earth. She is the Continental Principality of America, a beautiful being with magnificent gray wings. In Millennium Approaches her appearance is preceded by strange lights, music, voices, and ghostly messengers. She crashes through Prior's ceiling at the end of Millennium Approaches to tell him he has been chosen as the Prophet who will help the world stop changing and return God to Heaven. In Perestroika she loses a wrestling match to Prior and is forced to take him up to Heaven, where he confronts the Continental Principalities and demands to be released from prophecy.

Norman Arriaga

See Belize

Norman Arriaga

Belize, whose real name is Norman Arriaga, is a former drag queen and a former lover of Prior's. He is a nurse at New York...

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