Andhra Pradesh PSC: William Shakespeare Comedy of Errors Charcters

  • Antipholus of Syracuse-The twin brother of Antipholus of Ephesus and the son of Egeon; he has been traveling the world with his slave, Dromio of Syracuse, trying to find his long-lost brother and mother.
  • Antipholus of Ephesus-The twin brother of Antipholus of Syracuse and the son of Egeon; he is a well-respected merchant in Ephesus and Adriana's husband.
  • Dromio of Syracuse-The bumbling, comical slave of Antipholus of Syracuse. He is the twin brother of Dromio of Ephesus.
  • Dromio of Ephesus-The bumbling, comical slave of Antipholus of Ephesus. He is the Syracusan Dromio's twin brother.
  • Adriana-The wife of Antipholus of Ephesus, she is a fierce, jealous woman.
  • Luciana-Adriana's unmarried sister and the object of Antipholus of Syracuse's affections.
  • Solinus-The Duke of Ephesus; a just but merciful ruler.
  • Egeon-A Syracusan merchant, husband of the Abbess (Emilia), and the father of the two Antipholi. He is, like his Syracusan son, in search of the missing half of his family; he has been sentenced to death as the play begins.
  • Abbess-Emilia, the long-lost wife of Egeon and the mother of the two Antipholi.
  • Balthasar-A merchant in Syracuse.
  • Angelo-A goldsmith in Syracuse and a friend to Antipholus of Ephesus.
  • Merchant-An Ephesian friend of Antipholus of Syracuse.
  • Second Merchant-A tradesman to whom Angelo is in debt.
  • Doctor Pinch-A schoolteacher, conjurer, and would-be exorcist.
  • Luce-Also called Nell. Antipholus of Ephesus ‘prodigiously fat maid and Dromio of Ephesus’ wife.
  • Courtesan-An expensive prostitute and friend of Antipholus of Ephesus.