Jerry Purdy is a miner and a friend of Mr. Morel’s. He is a misogynist and believes that men should have supreme rights over their wives, who should live to serve and obey them. Mr. Morel is impressed with him for a time and, under his influence, tries to bully his wife. Mrs. Morel despises Jerry and hates that he is friends with her husband.
Jerry Purdy Character Timeline in Sons and Lovers
The timeline below shows where the character Jerry Purdy appears in Sons and Lovers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.