The main characters in the 1960 play "The Trials of Brother Jero" are Jeroboam, the Old Prophet, Chume and Chume's wife Amope. Secondary characters in the play include the boy drummer, the fish-seller, the politician and an angry woman that beats Jero at the end of scene three.Continue Reading
"The Trials of Brother Jero" is a play written by Wole Soyinka about a false preacher named Brother Jero that lives in Nigeria. Brother Jero exploits the people that make up his congregation for his own selfish financial gains. The character Chume is a long-time member of Jero's congregation that has been tricked by Jero into believing that he will one day hold the position of Chief Messenger. Brother Jero owes Chume's wife, Amope, a large sum of money, and throughout the play, Jero constantly tries to avoid Amope so that he doesn't have to pay her.
Eventually, Brother Jero discovers that Amope is Chume's wife. To further avoid having to pay Amope, Brother Jero gives Chume permission to beat Amope. Chume eventually finds out that Brother Jero was only granting him permission for Jero's own selfish means, which makes Chume angry. As the play ends, Brother Jero must flee from his home in Lagos to escape the murderous Chume.Learn more about Plays
Some characters in Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" are Prospero, Miranda, Ariel, Caliban and Ferdinand. Others are Alonso, Antonio, Sebastian, Gonzalo and Boatswain. Trinculo and Stephano are two minor characters in the play. Iris, Ceres, Juno, Nymphs and Reapers are spirit characters in the play who are summoned and used by Prospero for their magical powers.Full Answer >
One thesis statement for Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" would be that the book uses the Salem witch trials to explore what happens when someone accuses someone else of treason or subversion without having proof. Another thesis would be that the play also shows the affect extreme behavior has on society and how quickly widespread fear and panic spreads.Full Answer >
The plot of "The Servant of Two Masters" involves Beatrice, the sister to Federigo, who goes in place of her brother in a disguise to win the dowry offered to his fiancee since Federigo has died. From here, the plot continues through hilarious twists and turns leading to all of the original couples marrying happily ever after and the characters learning that the servant, Truffaldino, is actually a servant to two different masters.Full Answer >
William Shakespeare had three children with his wife, Anne Hathaway, and they included two daughters and one son. His two daughters were named Susanna and Judith, and his son was named Hamnet. Only Susanna and Judith lived to adulthood..Full Answer >