Clovis is a peer in Mrs. Packletide’s London social circle who encourages her exotic desires and attention-seeking behaviors. Although a minor character in “Mrs. Packletide’s Tiger,” Clovis is the titular character who stars in many of the short stories in Saki’s third collection, The Chronicles of Clovis (1911). Clovis’ witty and biting character is very similar to that of Reginald, another young man-about-town who features in Saki’s previous two short story collections.
Clovis Character Timeline in Mrs. Packletide’s Tiger
The timeline below shows where the character Clovis appears in Mrs. Packletide’s Tiger. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Mrs. Packletide’s Tiger
...Diana (the Greek goddess of the hunt), where she mingles with a fellow socialite named Clovis. She ignores Clovis’s “tempting suggestion of a primeval dance party” where guests would wear the... (full context)