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Brokeback Mountain | Study Guide

Annie Proulx

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Brokeback Mountain | Characters

Character Description
Ennis del Mar Ennis del Mar is a struggling ranch hand in Wyoming. Read More
Jack Twist Jack Twist is a struggling ranch hand and cowboy from Wyoming who moves to Texas. Read More
Joe Aguirre Joe Aguirre, a foreman with the Forest Service, hires Ennis and Jack and spies on them with binoculars, watching them in sexual situations. Read More
Alma Beers Alma Beers is the unhappy and neglected wife of Ennis del Mar and the mother of their two daughters. Read More
Lureen Twist Lureen Twist is Jack's cold, business-like Texan wife and mother of their son. Lureen's father is wealthy and the prospect of that money is a prime reason Jack stays in their marriage. Read More
John Twist John Twist is Jack's angry father. He was suspicious of Jack's sexuality and disliked his son for making promises he never kept. Read More
Mrs. Twist Mrs. Twist is Jack's kind mother who misses her son and welcomes Ennis to their home. Read More
Linda Higgins Linda Higgins is the friendly owner of a gift shop. She sells Ennis a picture postcard.
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