A friend of the Hazes, wife of John. On the day Humbert Humbert considers and then refrains from drowning Charlotte at Hourglass Lake, it turns out Jean is watching from the bushes as she paints a nature scene. Just before he leaves for Camp Q, Jean tries to kiss Humbert Humbert. He rejects her. She later dies of cancer.
Jean Farlow Character Timeline in Lolita
The timeline below shows where the character Jean Farlow appears in Lolita. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1, Chapter 20
...but changes his mind at the last minute. When he and Charlotte return to shore, Jean Farlow arrives, and reveals she’s been watching them from the bushes and painting a lake scene... (full context)
Part 1, Chapter 23
Part 1, Chapter 24