A wealthy socialite with several ex-husbands, Sylvia is Odon’s mother and a trustee at Wordsmith College. At Odon’s behest, she helps King Charles immigrate to America by picking him up when he parachutes into a field outside Baltimore, letting him stay in her home for a time, and then getting him a job at Wordsmith.
Sylvia O’Donnell Character Timeline in Pale Fire
The timeline below shows where the character Sylvia O’Donnell appears in Pale Fire. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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