Three Men in a Boat


Jerome K. Jerome

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Mrs. Poppet Character Analysis

J.’s housekeeper, whom the reader learns very little about. Mrs. Poppet only appears twice in the book, once to bring the men food and another time to wake them up in the morning. The fact that J. has a housekeeper, however, suggests he does relatively well in whatever his line of work may be.
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Mrs. Poppet Character Timeline in Three Men in a Boat

The timeline below shows where the character Mrs. Poppet appears in Three Men in a Boat. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1
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...the result of a bad liver. The three men continue to discuss their various maladies. Mrs. Poppet brings them a meal, which they duly eat. Harris and George suggest that what the... (full context)
Chapter 5 
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Mrs. Poppet , the housekeeper, wakes J. and Harris around nine o’clock, thinking they wanted to sleep... (full context)