Agnes Grey Setting & Symbolism

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Twenty-five Pounds

Twenty-five pounds is the amount of money that Agnes is paid to teach the Bloomfield children.

Mansion of Wellwood

The mansion of Wellwood is the house in which the Bloomfields live.

A Well

It is in this forbidden well that the children are playing when Agnes first meets Mr. Bloomfield.

A Nest of Baby Birds

Tom and his uncle Robson find these baby birds in the woods. Tom intends to torture the birds but Agnes drops a stone on them and kills them to keep him from doing so.

Horton Lodge

Horton Lodge is the name of the house where the second family for which Agnes works as governess lives.

Seventy Miles

Seventy miles is the distance that the Murray's home is from Agnes' home.

Valpy's Delectus

Valpy's Delectus is a book of Latin written by Richard Valpy. This is one thing that Mrs. Murray wants...

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