Study Guide

A Room with a View Characters

By E.M. Forster

Lucy Honeychurch

Lucy is an ordinary, extraordinary girl. On the outside, she’s a pretty, dark-haired,...

George Emerson

George has a brooding, vulnerable James Dean thing going for him, which, we imagine, probably...

Charlotte Bartlett

You may or may not remember, but a few years back, the cartoon website Homestar Runner was all...

Reverend Arthur Beebe

You have to wonder what’s really going on with Mr. Beebe. He’s certainly an...

Mr. Emerson

Mr. Emerson, a middle-class retired journalist of a lower social rank than the Honeychurches, is...

Cecil Vyse

We have to wonder what Lucy ever saw in Cecil. Yes, he’s perfectly “right” on...

Miss Eleanor Lavish, a.k.a. Joseph Emery Prank

E.M. Forster could certainly be quite cruel. His depiction of Eleanor Lavish is ruthless –...

Freddy Honeychurch

Freddy is seriously a laugh and a half. He’s easily our favorite minor character –...

Mrs. Honeychurch

Mrs. Honeychurch is a great mom. She really loves her kids and is pretty indulgent with them,...