Mr. Kinnear’s horse, of whom Grace is very fond. At different times both Mr. Kinnear and James McDermott express a bizarre jealousy of Charley Horse, whom they feel Grace likes more than either of them. Grace’s connection with Charley Horse (and with animals in general, including Mr. Kinnear’s cow) highlights how lonely Grace is.
Charley Horse Character Timeline in Alias Grace
The timeline below shows where the character Charley Horse appears in Alias Grace. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...a housekeeper.” Nancy gives Grace a full tour of the house. Grace particularly enjoys meeting Charley Horse in the stables. She also sees McDermott there; Nancy comments that “he is more surly... (full context)
...was referring to McDermott, and Grace icily corrects him, saying Mr. Kinnear was referring to Charley Horse . Simon then asks Grace several questions about whether Mr. Kinnear ever made sexual advances... (full context)