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4 the country wife characters

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4 the country wife characters

  1. 1. The CountryWife byWilliamWycherly
  2. 2.  A rake  The most witty  Can abuse the moral deficiencies of others  Name : “the one who horns”  Sexually weak
  3. 3.  Married to Margery  Jealous Husband  Fears being cuckolded  Potentially violent
  4. 4.  Attractive young wife of Jack P.  First time in London, curious  Contrast : Her country manners and naturalness vs corrupted Londoners
  5. 5.  Sister of Jack P.  Pinchwife wants her to get married  financial  Both witty and moral
  6. 6.  A rake  Flirts withAlethea  Has a good nature
  7. 7.  A fool, takes himself a “wit”  Engaged to Alethea  Financial  Not jealous, unless money is concerned
  8. 8.  Servant of Alethea  Helps her match with Harcourt
  9. 9.  Businessman  Entrusts his wife to Horner, for he is impotent
  10. 10.  Wife of Sir Fidget  Hypocritical
  11. 11.  The doctor who spreads the rumour that Horner is impotent

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