The Help


Kathryn Stockett

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Lulabelle Bates Character Analysis

Constantine’s pale-skinned daughter who returns to Jackson while Skeeter is away at college. Disdainful of the racist white community, she embarrasses Charlotte Phelan by socializing with her white friends. A self-respecting woman, she spits in Charlotte’s face when Charlotte tells her to get out of her house as if she were a stray dog.
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Lulabelle Bates Character Timeline in The Help

The timeline below shows where the character Lulabelle Bates appears in The Help. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 27
Racism Theme Icon to meet with Skeeter and tell her Constantine’s story. Twenty years ago, Constantine’s daughter, Lulabelle, was born with very white skin and blonde hair. With a white-looking child, Constantine wasn’t... (full context)
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...daughter, Charlotte angrily accuses her of not knowing what truly happened. Her mother says that Lulabelle had arrived at their home while she was throwing an event for local white women.... (full context)
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Charlotte says that Lulabelle walked straight passed her and started mingling with the other women who also think she’s... (full context)