Charlotte’s Web, classic children’s novel by E.B. The widely read tale takes place on a farm and concerns a pig named Wilbur and his devoted friend Charlotte, a spider who manages to save his life by writing words in her web. The characters in Charlotte's Web include both animals and humans. In Chapter 12 he makes it clear he doesn't care whether Wilbur lives or dies. See our top-ranked characters and read their profiles. White, published in 1952, with illustrations by Garth Williams. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: ). Click to copy Character Description ... Fern Arable is an eight-year-old girl who bottle-raises Wilbur and then visits him at the Zuckermans' barnyard every day.

GET STARTED. His medal hangs up over the pigpen for all to see. Fern Arable is the human protagonist of E.B. Templeton is the closest thing Charlotte's Web has to an antagonist. She spends as much time as she can with Wilbur and the other animals, but gradually she becomes more interested in human friends her age—especially Henry Fussy. White's juvenile book Charlotte's Web.She is the beautiful and kind-hearted daughter of Nancy and John Arable and the little sister of Avery (the latter of whom is a 10-year-old, while she is 8). She’s fond of a boy named Henry Fussy.She is the former owner of the runt of a litter of eleven piglets whose mother had only ten teats. Charlotte's Web. The Charlotte’s Web quotes below are all either spoken by Wilbur or refer to Wilbur. He caches a rotten goose egg in his tunnel because he feels like it—he has no plans to eat the egg. Still, Templeton livens up every page he's on.

Some important animal characters are Wilbur, Charlotte, Templeton, and Uncle. Charlotte must determine how her idea for saving Wilbur can be implemented; the old sheep comes up with a practical way of obtaining new words for the web; Mr. Zuckerman, et al, must imagine the words in the web are a miracle, not the work of a common grey spider. Take CharacTour's quiz to get recommendations for thousands of characters, movies, TV shows, books, and games that are high matches for YOUR unique personality. Find Him In.

Share. Charlotte's Web | Characters Share. Related Characters. Not once does he break character and show tenderness or compassion for his companions. When Wilbur returns he receives a warm welcome from the sheep and the geese who are proud of him and glad to see him. Wilbur's popularity ranking on CharacTour is #1570 out of 5,600+ characters.