A member of the Brodie set famous for “her spritely gymnastics and glamorous swimming,” Eunice is at first quiet, and so it is strange that she joins the Brodie set at all; but she soon becomes very entertaining to the other girls, and fits right in. After graduating, Eunice becomes a nurse and marries a doctor.
The timeline below shows where the character Eunice Gardiner appears in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...prefect famous for her mathematical ability and violent anger. Rose Stanley is famous for sex. Eunice Gardiner, small and neat, is famous for “her spritely gymnastics and glamorous swimming.” Sandy Stranger... (full context)
...Brodie’s for tea, but instead takes the tramcar home. Later, however, when she thinks about Eunice doing somersaults and splits in Miss Brodie’s kitchen, she wishes she had gone to tea... (full context)
...imagined how the two teachers would initiate sexual intercourse together. They paused their conversation when Eunice Gardiner came over, for Eunice had “taken a religious turn,” albeit a short-lived one, and... (full context)
...life. Sandy is surprised to learn that Mr. Lloyd has also painted Monica Douglas and Eunice Gardiner—both images resemble Miss Brodie, which is not true of any of Mr. Lloyd’s portraits... (full context)
...and Jenny has enrolled at a school of dramatic art. While completing studies at Blaine, Eunice thinks she will go on to study modern languages, but becomes a nurse instead; Monica... (full context)