Study Guide

Brokeback Mountain Characters

By Annie Proulx

Ennis Del Mar

While this may be a story about the love between Ennis and Jack, Ennis is our main man. Why's...

Jack Twist

Jack's a lot like Ennis in a lot of ways, since they're both "high school dropout country boys...

Alma Beers

Alma is an easy face to put on the kind of disapproval that Jack and Ennis face (and oh yeah, the...

Lureen

If we don't see much of Alma, we see even less of Lureen. Basically, she's just a "little voice"...

Joe Aguirre

Joe is Jack and Ennis's boss on Brokeback Mountain. Like most of the other supporting characters,...

Jack's Mother and Father

Ennis meets Jack's mom and dad at the end of the story, when he comes to ask them if he can have...