Mrs. Pullet is closest to Mrs. Tulliver of all the Dodson sisters, since they share similar tastes in clothes and household furnishings. She is very emotional and cries easily, even at the misfortunes of people she doesn’t know. She is married to a wealthy farmer, Mr. Pullet, who indulges her zeal for buying furniture and linens. She also keeps a spotlessly clean house, which is why she is horrified when Maggie pushes Lucy into the pond, getting mud all over her precious floors.
Mrs. Pullet Character Timeline in The Mill on the Floss
The timeline below shows where the character Mrs. Pullet appears in The Mill on the Floss. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book 1, Chapter 7
Book 1, Chapter 9
...talks with the Pullets about the fight with Mrs. Glegg and her family’s financial situation. Mrs. Pullet says that Mrs. Tulliver was always her favorite sister—since they liked the same fabric patterns,... (full context)
Book 1, Chapter 13
Book 3, Chapter 1
Book 3, Chapter 3
Book 5, Chapter 5
Book 6, Chapter 2
Book 6, Chapter 12