The only daughter in the Wilcox family, Evie loves sports and breeding dogs. She marries Percy Cahill in a perfectly choreographed wedding. She shares the Wilcox family insensitivity and causes great offense to an old friend of her mother’s, Miss Avery, when she returns the expensive wedding gift given to her.
Evie Wilcox Character Timeline in Howards End
The timeline below shows where the character Evie Wilcox appears in Howards End. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...their brother, Tibby, who is suffering from hay fever. Helen writes that the Wilcox children—Charles, Evie, and Paul—and their father, Henry, all suffer from hay fever as well, but are more... (full context)
...train station, but they are surprised in turn by the unexpected appearance of Henry and Evie, who have returned early from their motor trip to Yorkshire after Henry crashed the car.... (full context)
...the grave and he takes one. The next morning, the grieving Wilcoxes—Henry, Charles, Dolly, and Evie—are having breakfast at Howards End. Henry reflects on Ruth’s unfailing goodness and innocence. He recalls... (full context)
...was as ignorant as any of them to Mrs. Wilcox’s failing health and final wishes. Evie objects to Margaret having sent the distastefully bright-colored chrysanthemums from earlier, but Henry again gives... (full context)
...Helen talk at Howards End, each repenting for their part in the disastrous confrontation at Evie’s wedding. Helen admits the danger of “isolat[ing]” to extremes, acknowledging, “I isolated Mr. Wilcox from... (full context)
...a friend’s help and leaving Henry to be passed back and forth between Dolly and Evie. Margaret modestly demurs, saying she simply brought them all to a ready-furnished house to recover... (full context)