Emma’s father, a nice, lonely man. His wife passed away when Emma was a child, and Emma is his one joy and consolation. He lives quite far from Yonville and does not often get to visit, but he sends the Bovarys a turkey every year as a token of his affection. He is devastated by Emma’s death.
The timeline below shows where the character Monsieur Rouault appears in Madame Bovary. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1, Chapter 2
...sleepy, comfortable, and slightly anxious about his task. His patient is an old widower named Monsieur Rouault , who lives on a large farm with his daughter Emma. Charles easily sets the... (full context)
Part 1, Chapter 3
...to find the courage. When Charles visits at Michaelmas, he finally tries to speak to Monsieur Rouault . Before he can even get his words out, Monsieur Rouault happily gives his blessing.... (full context)
Part 1, Chapter 4