An author, based on a real person. Susanna Moodie never appears in the novel; she is only referenced for having written an exaggerated account of Grace Marks after visiting her in prison and in the asylum. While other characters criticize Moodie for being overly impressionable, Dr. Simon Jordan suspects that many of Moodie’s exaggerations originated with Grace’s lawyer, Kenneth MacKenzie.
Mrs. Susanna Moodie Character Timeline in Alias Grace
The timeline below shows where the character Mrs. Susanna Moodie appears in Alias Grace. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...recalls that the last time she met with Dr. Jordan he asked if she remembered Susanna Moodie ’s visits to the Kingston Penitentiary and the Toronto asylum. Grace said she did remember,... (full context)