My Cousin Rachel


Daphne du Maurier

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Miss Mary Pascoe Character Analysis

The daughter of Mr. Pascoe and Mrs. Pascoe. After Philip physically assaults Rachel in an attempt to convince her to marry him, Rachel invites Mary to stay at the Ashley estate as a protector. Though Mary herself is sympathetically portrayed, Philip finds her as annoying as her mother, and is insulted by her presence at his home.
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Miss Mary Pascoe Character Timeline in My Cousin Rachel

The timeline below shows where the character Miss Mary Pascoe appears in My Cousin Rachel. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 23
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...rides home through the rain. At home, he learns from the servant John that Miss Mary Pascoe has come to stay at the estate. Confused, Philip goes upstairs to his room,... (full context)
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...out of his wet clothes, he storms to Rachel’s room, where he finds her with Mary. Philip insists on speaking to Rachel alone. Philip demands to know how long Mary will... (full context)
Chapter 24
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...grown a beard. Rachel is in the room with Philip, and when he asks where Mary Pascoe is Rachel responds that she has long since gone. It is the second week... (full context)