Amanda Lohrey

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Rodney Character Analysis

Rodney Banfield is a plumber and one of Luke and Anna's neighbors in Garra Nalla. Rodney's presence in the couple's lives is minimal, but his childish conversation with Luke makes Anna feel like her husband is changing too much and slipping away from her. Rumors persist that Rodney is having an affair with a local miner's wife.
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Rodney Character Timeline in Vertigo

The timeline below shows where the character Rodney appears in Vertigo. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1
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Luke and Anna have two neighbors in Garra Nalla: Gilbert Reilly and Rodney Banfield. Gilbert (whom they call Gil) is an old widower who introduced himself shortly after... (full context)
Chapter 2
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...if he’s high or drunk. Anna watches him have an inane conversation about birds with Rodney on the veranda one day, and she despises the dull, boyish look on Luke’s face... (full context)