Study Guide

Silence Characters

By Shusaku Endo

Father Sebastien Rodrigues

Father Sebastien Rodrigues spends the bulk of Silence in a mad downward spiral. This once...

Kichijiro

He's a tricky one, old Kichijiro. On the one hand, this dude proves himself to be utterly...

Father Christovao Ferreira

We'd like to suggest that Silence might be more accurately titled Silence III: The Search for...

Inoue

Before he came to Japan, Rodrigues heard horror stories about Inoue, magistrate of...

Father Garrpe

We all have a friend like Father Garrpe. He's that guy or gal who seems to be a better version of...

The Interpreter

Rodrigues's Japanese interpreter isn't exactly fond of the Catholic Church. Though he's a bit of...

Mokichi and Ichizo

Oh, Mokichi and Ichizo, we hardly knew ye. Come to think of it, we never actually knew you guys...