Milicent and Walter Hargrave’s younger sister, a woman who is innocent and sweet, but also strong and independent. She refuses to give in to her mother, who would like her to marry the first suitor who asks her, and even threatens to venture out on her own and work for a living. In time, she marries Frederick Lawrence.
Esther Hargrave Character Timeline in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
The timeline below shows where the character Esther Hargrave appears in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 25. First Absence
Chapter 26. The Guests
Chapter 29. The Neighbour
Chapter 32. Comparisons: Information Rejected
Chapter 37. The Neighbour Again
Chapter 41. 'Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast'
Chapter 42. A Reformation
...still away. Helen is enjoying the company of Milicent and her children, as well as Esther and Mr. Hattersley. Hattersley seems determined to reform, to become a sober and responsible father,... (full context)
Chapter 43. The Boundary Past
Chapter 48. Further Intelligence
Chapter 49. Untitled
...attentive friend. Milicent comes with him, and Helen has the pleasure of seeing her and Esther and little Arthur for brief, stolen moments. Arthur insists on having Helen by his side... (full context)
Chapter 51. A Strange Occurrence
...country church where a wedding is indeed taking place—not between Helen and Walter, but between Esther and Frederick. Frederick is as shocked to see Gilbert as Gilbert is to see his... (full context)