Lady Windermere's Fan Characters

This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Lady Windermere's Fan.
This section contains 632 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Lady Windermere's Fan Study Guide

Agatha

Agatha is the daughter of the Duchess of Berwick. She is passive and only interested in getting married.

Caroline

See Lady Jedburgh

Lord Darlington

Lord Darlington is in love with Lady Winder-mere, and hints of her husband's apparent infidelity in order to gain her affection. When she does not return his love, he leaves town.

Margaret Erlynne

The mysterious Mrs. Erlynne is Lady Winder-mere's long-lost mother a fact that is not revealed until the late in the play. Lady Windermere never learns her true identity.

Mrs. Erlynne wants desperately to be accepted within her daughter's social circles. She has a reputation as a woman with a shady past, a "divorced woman, going about under an assumed name, a bad woman preying upon life." In other words, she seems to be a woman with no substantial income, and therefore no right to socialize with the Windermeres and their circle...

(read more from the Characters section)

This section contains 632 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Lady Windermere's Fan Study Guide
Copyrights
Drama for Students
Lady Windermere's Fan from Drama for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.