An Enemy of the People
by Henrik Ibsen
An Enemy of the People Characters
Meet the Cast
Dr. Thomas Stockmann
There are lots of good things you can say about Dr. Stockmann, the protagonist of An Enemy of the People. He's generous with his neighbors, which we see clearly at beginning of the play when he wel...
Mayor Peter Stockmann
OK, so it's pretty easy to list all the reasons that the Mayor, the play's antagonist, is a jerk. From the very beginning, he seems unlikable. He doesn't want to take part in the party going on at...
Hovstad, like the Mayor, is easy to dislike. At first he seems like a good enough guy. He's a farmer's son who's pulled himself up by his bootstraps to become the editor of The People's Herald, the...