Fanny is a “hunchback” and works at Jordan’s as one of the “spiral girls” on the sewing machines. She is very sensitive and has had a hard life. She often believes the other girls are making fun of her, although they insist that they are her friends. She is very taken with Paul and goes out of her way to arrange a present for his birthday. She particularly dislikes Clara when Clara comes to work at the factory.
Fanny Character Timeline in Sons and Lovers
The timeline below shows where the character Fanny appears in Sons and Lovers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.