It

It

by

Stephen King

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The wife of Alvin Marsh, and Beverly Marsh’s mother. She works as a waitress and has the 3:00 PM-11:00 PM shift at Green’s Farm, Derry’s best restaurant. She is “a small woman with graying hair and a grim look.” She has a lined face that shows the distress from her life. She knows about Al’s physical abuse of Beverly but is tolerant of it. She worries, however, about Beverly’s burgeoning womanhood and asks if Al has ever touched her inappropriately.
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Elfrida Marsh Character Timeline in It

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Chapter 9: Cleaning Up
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...demands. Beverly also makes his lunch and Al Marsh tells her to tell her mother, Elfrida, to clean the place. Beverly agrees that she will. He kisses her cheek and gives... (full context)
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Elfrida and Beverly clean their house. While Elfrida changes into her serving uniform, she asks if... (full context)
Chapter 18: The Bullseye
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...them home. Her mother asks if she’s on a date, but Beverly says she isn’t. Elfrida says that she is glad, for the thought of that would make Al angry. As... (full context)
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Elfrida then asks if any of her daughter’s girlfriends are there. Beverly does not have any... (full context)