A rich and delinquent girl sent to Blaine as a last resort, Joyce Emily very much wants to attach herself to the Brodie set, but the other girls resist her. Nonetheless, Miss Brodie makes time for Joyce Emily, going so far as to urge this “rather mad” girl to run off to fight for Franco during the Spanish Civil War. Joyce Emily does so and dies in that conflict, a fact which Miss Mackay later uses against Miss Brodie in forcing her to retire.
The timeline below shows where the character Joyce Emily Hammond appears in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.