See below for a full list of all the characters in The Tempest:

ALONSO, King of Naples

SEBASTIAN, his Brother

PROSPERO, the right Duke of Milan

ANTONIO, his Brother, the usurping Duke of Milan

MIRANDA, Daughter to Prospero

ARIEL, an airy Spirit

CALIBAN, a savage and deformed Slave

FERDINAND, Son to the King of Naples

GONZALO, an honest old Counsellor


TRINCULO, a Jester

STEPHANO, a drunken Butler

Master of a Ship, Boatswain, Mariners

IRIS, CERES, JUNO, Nymphs, Reapers, presented by Spirits

Other Spirits attending on Prospero

See The Tempest translated to modern English >>

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