Study Guide

Joseph Andrews Characters

By Henry Fielding

Joseph Andrews

Before Average Joe was the subject of a mediocre reality TV show, he was Fielding's go-to guy to...

Parson Adams

You know the kind of person who forgets silly daily tasks like brushing his teeth? Parson Adams...

Fanny Goodwill

Fanny may be demure and kind and all of those qualities generally attributed to Princess Barbies;...

Beau Didapper

Beau Didapper only has one role in Joseph Andrews: to cause mischief for Fanny and Joseph that...

Betty

Betty seems like she's looking out for Joseph as soon as he arrives at Mr. Tow-wouse's inn. She...

Lady Booby

Let's just say that Lady Booby doesn't like to be crossed. She's incredibly interested in Joseph,...

Mr. Scout

Mr. Scout is the kind of lawyer who would put Saul Goodman to shame. We don't put that lightly,...

Mrs. Slipslop

Mrs. Slipslop displays a very particular brand of pretentiousness. After years of exposure to...

Minor Characters

If you're looking for a pacifist parsons, don't call up Parson Trulliber. He immediately forces...