Study Guide

The Time Machine Characters

By H.G. Wells

The Time Traveller

Sure, building a Time Machine is pretty impressive, but let's not forget that the Time Traveller...

The Eloi and the Morlocks

Would you rather be weak and fragile or brutish and disgusting? In Wells's vision of the year...

Weena

Weena is one lucky Eloi – she gets burned to death rather than eaten. The Time Traveller is...

The Narrator / Hillyer

The unnamed narrator is just one of the dinner guests, so why does he get his own character...

The Dinner Guests

To judge from the dinner party, the Time Traveller has a wide circle of friends, which includes...