The Wars

The Wars

by

Timothy Findley

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Lady Emmeline d’Orsey / The Marchioness of St. Aubyn’s Character Analysis

The wife of the Marquis of St. Aubyn’s and mother of Juliet, Barbara, Clive, Michael, and Temple d’Orsey. Her husband owns the St. Aubyn’s abbey in London, which she convinces him to convert into a convalescence hospital where soldiers can rest and recover during World War I. Lady Emmeline adores her children and takes pride in being a wife and mother, but longs for a simpler life.
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Lady Emmeline d’Orsey / The Marchioness of St. Aubyn’s Character Timeline in The Wars

The timeline below shows where the character Lady Emmeline d’Orsey / The Marchioness of St. Aubyn’s appears in The Wars. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 11
Blame, Revenge, and Justice Theme Icon
Honor, Duty, and Heroism Theme Icon
...in her seventies), still remembers Robert vividly. She is the fourth of the Marquis and Marchioness of St. Aubyn ’s five children and the sole survivor of the family, still residing at their London... (full context)
Part 4
Trauma and War Theme Icon
Honor, Duty, and Heroism Theme Icon
...Juliet’s father, the Marquis of St. Aubyn’s, despises his family and reluctantly allows his wife, Lady Emmeline , to convert their abbey into a convalescence hospital for soldiers. Around March of 1916,... (full context)