The Trials of Brother Jero and The Strong Breed Characters

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Brother Jero

Brother Jero is the main character of the play, and a false prophet. He is greedy and scheming, but has a smooth, charismatic style and strong command of language that he uses to reel in new worshippers. Brother Jero owes money to Amope.

Amope

Amope is the play’s most significant female character. She wants Brother Jero to pay back the money he owes her and frequently berates her husband, Chume, for his lack of career success. She is the only character who sees Brother Jero for what he is.

Chume

Chume is Brother Jero’s assistant and Amope’s husband. He is devoted to Brother Jero, and wants desperately to beat his wife.

Old Prophet

The Old Prophet is Brother Jero’s former tutor. In the play, he appears as a memory, chastising Brother Jero for his betrayal. At some point in the past, Brother Jero...

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