Study Guide

Death in Venice Characters

By Thomas Mann

Gustav von Aschenbach

Aschenbach isn't just the main character of Death in Venice, he's one of the most iconic figures...

Tadzio

What do we really know about Tadzio? The truth is, not much. Without any access to the...

The "Other" a.k.a. Graveyard Guy, Boat Man, Minstrel

When we talk about the "other" in Death in Venice, we mainly have three characters in mind: The...