MS. Found in a Bottle
by Edgar Allan Poe
MS. Found in a Bottle Characters
Meet the Cast
We never get a name, but Poe sets up the narrator's basic characteristics right out of the gate. He stresses the character's lack of creativity—"a deficiency of imagination has been imputed to me...
The Old Men
Like our narrator, the old men on the ship have no name, and with the exception of the captain, we can't really tell them apart. Poe stresses how weird they all are: speaking in a strange language...