Study Guide

Twilight Characters

By Stephenie Meyer

Isabella "Bella" Swan

Here's how our narrator Bella describes herself: "I'm absolutely ordinary – well, except...

Edward Cullen

Edward Cullen is our protagonist vampire and deep love interest of Bella. Though Bella repeatedly...

Carlisle Cullen

Carlisle Cullen is an incredibly handsome, conscientious, morally-sound doctor. As patriarch of...

Esme Cullen

Esme's role in the Cullen family is fairly straightforward – she's the mother figure, and...

Alice Cullen

Alice is Edward's adoptive sister and the most supportive of his relationship with Bella because...

Jasper Hale

Romantically partnered up with Alice, Jasper is the friendliest Cullen brother to Bella. From the...

Rosalie Hale

Rosalie is a member of the Cullen clan, and one of Edward's adoptive siblings. According to...

Emmett Cullen

Emmett is one of Edward's vampire siblings. Since Edward is frequently described as the...

Charlie and Renée

Charlie and Renée are Bella's parents, and their marriage didn't last long. Renée hated...

Jacob Black

Young Jacob may be Bella's favorite non-vampire friend. He's a Quileute Indian and lives on La...

James (the Tracker)

As the certifiable villain of the novel, James epitomizes the worst kind of vampire. He embodies...

The Forks High Boys (Eric, Mike, and Tyler)

On Bella's first day at Forks High, the first guy she meets is Eric, who eagerly helps her around...

The Forks High Girls (Jessica, Angela, and Lauren)

The girl that Bella spends the most time with is Jessica. We don't know much about Jessica aside...