Blood Brothers (Character Mindmap)

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  • Blood Brothers (Characters)
    • Mrs Johnstone
      • Naturally maternal
        • at the beginning of the play she already has 7 children)
      • Caring Person
      • Impulsive
      • Has strong instinctive of what is right and wrong
      • Unselfish and values family more than wealth
      • Superstitious
      • Lively
      • Accepting, not looking for causes or reasons
      • Works for Mrs Lyons
      • Poor
      • Has a set of twins, Mickey and Eddie
    • Mrs Lyons
      • Wealthy due to husband
        • Causes her to be on her own all day
        • Employs Mrs Johnstone
        • Husband is Mr Lyons
      • Presented as cold
      • Self-centered, who uses others for her own gain
      • Over-protective mother
        • Has never been able to have her own children
        • Becomes anxious and madlike in later scenes
      • Raised son is Eddie
    • Mickey
      • Excitable, fun and adventurous
      • Mother is Mrs Johnstone
      • Looks up to older brother Sammy
      • Shy about emotions
        • Affects relationship with Linda
      • Bright, energetic and witty
        • But not well educated
      • Becomes friends with Eddie
    • Edward (Eddie)
      • Friendly and generous
      • Naive
      • Unselfish
      • Biological Mother is Mrs Johnstone (brothers are MICKEY and Sammy)
      • Raised Mother is Mrs Lyons and Father is Mr Lyons
      • Lives in middle-class household and attends private school
      • Impulsive
        • Leads to an affair with Linda
      • Lack of compassion and not sympathetic of other's situations
    • Linda
      • Naturally kind
      • Feisty and humorous
      • Strong willed
      • Supportive
      • From a poor family
      • Untrustworthy
      • Has an affair with Eddie
      • Has a relationship with Mickey
    • Sammy
      • Aggressive and threatening
      • Antisocial
      • No outlet for his hostile tendancies
      • No job or money
      • Big brother to Mickey
      • Son to Mrs Johnstone
    • Mr Lyons
      • Wealthy businessman
      • Spends long periods away from his family
      • Doesn't have much care for people he has little affect for
      • Wife to Mrs Lyons
      • Raised father to Eddie
    • Narrator
      • Similar to a Greek Chorus, role is to explain the action on stage.
      • Involves the audience by asking them to judge the actions being done
      • Detaches the play from real life
    • Policeman
      • Nice to the Lyons
      • Harsh to the Johnstones
      • Controlled by wealth
    • Milkman and Judge
      • Milkman : Harsh
        • until the Johnstones have money which he then flirts with Mrs Johnstone
      • Judge : Makes bias decisions due to the appearance of Mrs Johnstone
        • Meets Sammy in court
    • Teachers
      • Eddies's
        • Petty
        • Takes slides of bullying classmates
      • Mickey's and Linda's
        • Mickey is disrespectful to his teachers
        • Suspends them for small things
        • Judging
          • Doesn't answer Mickey's justified questions
  • Main characters
  • Supporting Characters
  • Positive Traits
  • Negative Traits
  • Relationship with other characters
  • Backstory or actions in play

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