The Comedy of Errors Questions and Answers
by William Shakespeare

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Could someone please give me a short character analysis for the characters in The Comedy of Errors?

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There is some information about the characters in Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors at the link listed below.  However, I can provide some more in-depth information about a few of the characters.  This is one of Shakespeare's shorter comedies and it relies on flat, stereotypical characters to provide the comedy.

Antipholus of Syracuse: Antipholus of Syracuse spends a good deal of this play confused, though he is the twin that sets out to find find his brother.  He gladly takes advantage of Adriana's and Angelo's mistakes, though his is in love with Luciana and professes this love in beautiful poetry.  He seems to treat Dromio of Syracuse with more kindness and humor, at times, than Antipholus of Ephesus uses with Dromio of Ephesus.

Antipholus of Ephesus:  A smaller role than Antipholus of Syracuse, Antipholus of Ephesus is first seen in the company of...

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