Enduring Love

by

Ian McEwan

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Leo Logan Character Analysis

Leo Logan is the eight-year-old brother of Rachael Logan and the son of John Logan and Jean Logan. Leo clings to his mother in the aftermath of his father’s death but is still, like Rachael, able to laugh and play. Also like Rachael, he develops a relationship with Clarissa and Joe as the novel progresses.
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Leo Logan Character Timeline in Enduring Love

The timeline below shows where the character Leo Logan appears in Enduring Love. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 13
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...she “comes near this house.” As Jean finishes this remark, her two children, Rachael and Leo, come into the room. (full context)
Chapter 14
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...Rachael, Joe decides from looking at her, is “about ten” years old, while her brother, Leo, is “two years younger.” With the children is a nanny, and Joe reflects that the... (full context)
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Staring back at Joe, Leo declares, apparently in response to his mother’s assertion about the missing woman, that “it’s completely... (full context)
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...censor the information and perhaps save the family some misery.” He reflects on Rachael and Leo’s precocious moral reasoning and decides that they would agree with his determination to lie were... (full context)
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...“hypothesis.” As he speaks, he notices the children dancing around the room, and he hears Leo remark that, in the game he and his sister are playing, “she’s the queen and... (full context)
Chapter 24
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Arriving at Jean Logan’s house, Joe and Clarissa are greeted by Leo, who is “naked but for face paint done in clumsy tiger stripes.” When Jean Logan... (full context)
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...they arrive in the meadow, the group sets their picnic up beside a river, and Leo and Rachael begin to wade in the water, accompanied by Joe. Joe and Rachael share... (full context)