Enduring Love

by

Ian McEwan

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Rachael Logan Character Analysis

Rachael Logan is the ten-year-old daughter of John Logan and Jean Logan who lives with her widowed mother and her brother, Leo, in the family’s Oxford home. A precocious child, Rachael argues with Joe about whether it is wrong to eat horses, among other things. By the novel’s closing pages, she has developed a friendship of sorts with both Clarissa and Joe.
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Rachael Logan Character Timeline in Enduring Love

The timeline below shows where the character Rachael Logan appears in Enduring Love. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 13
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...her” if 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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...he is “yet one more dull stranger in the procession lately filing through their home.” Rachael, Joe decides from looking at her, is “about ten” years old, while her brother, Leo,... (full context)
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...common expression, the conversation shifts to whether it is wrong to kill and eat horses. Rachael joins the discussion, and the three of them enter a brief and child-like debate about... (full context)
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...position to 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... (full context)
Chapter 24
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...Jean asks Joe and Clarissa to wait in the back garden, and there they find Rachael, lying in the grass and “working at a tan.” Immediately engaging with the girl, Clarissa... (full context)
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...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 an engaging... (full context)