Study Guide

Ghosts Characters

By Henrik Ibsen

Mrs. Alving

Mrs. Alving is intelligent and curious. She's a middle-aged woman, and there's no sense of being...

Oswald Alving

Oswald has a lot in common with Henrik Ibsen, the author of Ghosts. Oswald is from Norway but...

Pastor Manders

Ghosts is a civil war of ideas, with Mrs. Alving as the contested territory. Oswald is fighting...

Regina

Regina represents two important forces in this play: upward mobility and sex. She uses the latter...

Engstrand

With his twisted foot on a wooden block, Engstrand is the cloven-hoofed devil character Ibsen...