Although seemingly personal, the chaperons' time is also largely institutional: it represents the family whose men provide the chaperonage
and whose evening schedule incorporates this need to care for the family women.
In the above scene, Lily Bart's home is under threat primarily because this is an extremely risky courtship move: two unmarried individuals are under the elite social family rules of chaperonage
, yet they are without supervision.
Fifteen-year-old girl goes to a watering place under dubious chaperonage
, where she is pursued by a designing rake, whose motives comprehend both avarice and sexualized revenge, and who, with the help of an accomplice, persuades her to temporarily abandon her allegiances and values--a lapse for which she pays by remaining nearly silent throughout the remainder of the novel.
A Birmingham health watchdog committee has been told by the Department of Health that at the start of any scheme for male midwives men will be employed only in areas where extensive chaperonage
can be provide
The company "designated" the first-floor lounge as a "special room, where under suitable chaperonage
, such members as live in boarding houses, may receive their young men friends.
The clients are asked who they wish to be present at the examination, but chaperonage
is an issue when clients decline carers' attendance and requires further discussion.
Lowe, providing chaperonage
, and Kim is chafing at Mrs.
Although the trip to the country is officially under the chaperonage
of Charlotte's aunt, she falls asleep, enabling the couple to go for a walk.