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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


by Roald Dahl

Violet Beauregarde Timeline and Summary

  • Violet, the third finder of a Golden Ticket, enters the story waving the ticket around and talking a mile a minute.
  • She tells everyone that her favorite thing is chewing gum. She just loves loves loves to chew gum.
  • On the big day, Violet arrives at the factory still chewing a piece of gum she's been working on for three months. Yuck.
  • When the group visits the great gum machine, Violet is pumped. She just has to try a piece.
  • The gum tastes great at first – like tomato soup, then roast beef, then baked potato, then blueberry pie.
  • But then (uh oh) she starts to turn into a giant blueberry herself. She probably wasn't betting on that.
  • Willy Wonka sends Violet off to the Juicing Room, where she'll be squeezed by Oompa-Loompas until she's back to her normal size.
  • When she reappears at the end of the factory visit, she's back to her normal size, but still blue.