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The Jewel in the Crown Characters & Character Analysis

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Daphne Manners

A young British woman, this is the niece of a former governor of India. Daphne lives with her aunt Ethel Manners before moving to Mayapore to live with Lady Chatterjee, a friend of the Manners' family. She is a very shy person who works at being outgoing. She volunteers at the hospital in Mayapore as well as at a facility for the dying called the Sanctuary.

Daphne falls in love with Hari Kumar, whom she first meets at a party given by Lady Chatterjee, and is often the subject of gossip for being seen with him in public.

Daphne is raped by a group of men after meeting with Kumar one night in the Bibighar Gardens. She becomes pregnant, possibly by Hari, and dies as she is giving birth. She leaves a good deal of money that is used to build a home for orphaned children in...

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